Average Technical Program Manager (TPM) with Program Management Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$137,133
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$15,991
Bonus
$9,000
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The average salary for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) with Program Management skills in San Jose, California is $137,133.
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$88k
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$169k
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MEDIAN $137,133
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Salary
$88k - $169k
Bonus
$9k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
Total Pay
$77k - $198k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Technical Program Manager (TPM). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Technical Program Manager (TPM)
Sr. Program Manager, Software Applicatio...
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Technical Program Manager (TPM) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

An early career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,973 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $139,766 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $145,080 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with Technical Program Manager (TPM) in their job title in Palo Alto, California earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mountain View, California (6.1% more) and Sunnyvale, California (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (15.8% less), Seattle, Washington (10.1% less) and New York, New York (8.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Early Career
28.8%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
37.3%
Late Career
10.2%