Average Early-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with Product Development Skills Salary

$100,530
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,300
Bonus
$15,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with Product Development skills is $100,530.
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$71k
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$134k
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MEDIAN $100,530
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Salary
$71k - $134k
Bonus
$4k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$5k - $22k
Total Pay
$72k - $153k

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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

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Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

Skills in Program Management, Agile Software Development, Leadership and Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project 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 $94,600 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,603 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $130,769 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,649.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Technical Program Manager (TPM) in their job title in Cupertino, California earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (4.9% more) and Palo Alto, California (2.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 288 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.1%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
51.0%
Late Career
20.1%