The average salary for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) in Palo Alto, California is $155,292.
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Job Description for Technical Program Manager (TPM)
Technical program managers (TPMs) are in charge of handling all aspects of technical projects for their organization. They are responsible for initiating programs, following their progress, and serving as support providers in case issues arise. They coordinate efforts among workers and outside vendors, as well as develop effective schedules and suggest action items that still need to be complete to successfully complete the project. In addition to these tasks, technical project managers track …Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Technical Program Manager (TPM)
Agile Software Development
Skills in Program Management, Project Management, Software Development and Agile Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development.
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 $102,500 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $167,087 based on 17 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (26.9% less), Seattle, Washington (20.2% less) and New York, New York (19.4% less).
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