Average Technical Project Manager Salary

$91,161
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,112
Bonus
$9,500
Commission
$3,042
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The average salary for a Technical Project Manager is $91,161.
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MEDIAN $91,161
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Salary
$60k - $130k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$301 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $29k
Total Pay
$59k - $139k

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Job Description for Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager Tasks
  • Plan and coordinate project schedules, goals and milestones and make project assignments.
  • Create technical documentation as needed and report on progress of project.
  • Adhere to budgets and keep projects on track for successful completion within specification.
The top respondents for the job title Technical Project Manager are from the companies AT&T Inc., International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and HCL America, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton where the average pay is $117,702. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include American Express Co. (AMEX) and Nokia, Inc., earning around $114,689 and $106,100, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $72,617. AT&T Inc. and HCL America, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,000 and $94,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Technical Project Manager

Skills in Team Leadership, Agile Software Development and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Project Manager

An entry-level Technical Project Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,386 based on 221 salaries. An early career Technical Project Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,814 based on 1,123 salaries. A mid-career Technical Project Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,612 based on 1,227 salaries. An experienced Technical Project Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,019 based on 1,314 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,026.
Employees with Technical Project Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (6.4% more) and New York, New York (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less) and Austin, Texas (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,367 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
25.7%
Mid Career
28.1%
Experienced
30.1%
Late Career
11.0%