Average Mid-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary

$120,023
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$12,002
Bonus
$10,137
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Technical Program Manager (TPM) is $120,023.
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$83k
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$120k
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$152k
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MEDIAN $120,023
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Salary
$83k - $152k
Bonus
$3k - $27k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $30k
Total Pay
$85k - $172k

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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, Apple Computer, Inc and Google, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Google, Inc. where the average pay is $140,152. Amazon.com Inc pays the lowest at around $128,014.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

Skills in Program Management, Agile Software Development and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership and 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 $90,421 based on 39 salaries. An early career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,246 based on 373 salaries. An experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $129,379 based on 818 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,624.
Employees with Technical Program Manager (TPM) in their job title in Mountain View, California earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (16.8% more) and Cupertino, California (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (11.2% less) and New York, New York (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,535 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
24.3%
Experienced
53.3%
Late Career
19.9%