The average salary for an Experienced Technical Project Manager is $102,019.
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Job Description for Technical Project Manager
The principal role of a technical project manager is to develop and maintain a technology project plan, which outlines a project's tasks, milestone dates, status, and allocation of resources to stakeholders and other interested parties. The technical project manager is responsible for clearly defining and quantifying each step, as well as establishing concrete deadlines for each project milestone and deliverable. To this end, they have must have a demonstrated ability to anticipate problems and…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Project Manager
The top respondents for the job title Technical Project Manager are from the companies HCL America, Inc., International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Nokia, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp where the average pay is $102,825. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCL America, Inc. and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $100,000 and $92,000, respectively. Nokia, Inc. pays the lowest at around $82,246. Sprint Nextel Corporation and Cognizant also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $83,193 and $91,723, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Technical Project Manager
Agile Software Development
Strategic Project Management
Skills in Project Management, 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.
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 $66,506 based on 54 salaries. An early career Technical Project Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,394 based on 928 salaries. A mid-career Technical Project Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,323 based on 991 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,017.
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Employees with Technical Project Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (22.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (7.3% less).
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