Average Experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) Salary

$129,379
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$13,677
Bonus
$7,785
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The average salary for an Experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) is $129,379.
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$93k
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$129k
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$165k
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MEDIAN $129,379
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Salary
$93k - $165k
Bonus
$5k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $30k
Total Pay
$97k - $181k

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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, Google, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. Reported salaries are highest at Facebook Inc where the average pay is $156,381. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Google, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc, earning around $150,310 and $139,821, respectively. Microsoft Corp pays the lowest at around $128,247. Expedia, Inc. and Amazon.com Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $129,086 and $134,904, respectively.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)

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.

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. A mid-career Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,023 based on 425 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 Palo Alto, California earn an average of 27.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mountain View, California (18.3% more) and San Francisco, California (18.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,142 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
32.7%
Mid Career
37.2%
Late Career
26.7%