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Average Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary

$123,183
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$12,352
Bonus
$5,000
Commission
$9,763
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The average salary for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) is $123,183.
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$82k
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$123k
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$162k
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$82k - $162k
Bonus
$4k - $29k
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$2k - $31k
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What Do Technical Program Manager (TPM)s Do?

Technical Program Manager (TPM) Tasks
  • Drive new products and features through the development process.
  • Gather and create product requirements and specifications.
  • Make sure project meets deadlines and is completed within budget.
  • Review and test code to ensure it works properly.
  • Provide technical leadership, but not line management of cross functional teams.

Job Satisfaction for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

3.8 out of 5
(268)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

The top respondents for the job title Technical Program Manager (TPM) are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Google, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $139,492. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Akamai Technologies, earning around $136,050 and $133,943, respectively. Tesla Motors pays the lowest at around $93,426. Microsoft Corp and Apple Computer, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $118,657 and $129,546, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)s?

Skills in Program Management, Agile Software Development, Leadership and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Program Manager (TPM)s?

An entry-level Technical Program Manager (TPM) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,442 based on 44 salaries. An early career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,797 based on 431 salaries. A mid-career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,465 based on 512 salaries. An experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,038 based on 828 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $136,058.
Employees with Technical Program Manager (TPM) in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (14.1% more) and Cupertino, California (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,164 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.0%
Early Career
19.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
38.3%
Late Career
16.1%