Average Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary in Seattle, Washington

$123,678
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,018
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) in Seattle, Washington is $123,678.
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$89k
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$149k
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MEDIAN $123,678
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Salary
$89k - $149k
Bonus
$4k - $34k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $36k
Total Pay
$93k - $166k

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Job Description for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

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.

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, Microsoft Corp and Tableau Software, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at The Walt Disney Company where the average pay is $143,465. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc, earning around $130,219. Nordstrom, Inc. pays the lowest at around $104,964. Tableau Software, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $107,442.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

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 $91,950 based on 7 salaries. An early career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,725 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,521 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,854 based on 176 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,262.
Employees with Technical Program Manager (TPM) in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sunnyvale, California (15.2% more) and San Jose, California (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (9.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 367 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.9%
Early Career
17.2%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
48.0%
Late Career
9.5%