The average salary for a Mid-Career Technical Project Manager is $92,617.
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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 Akamai Technologies, Comcast Cable, Inc. and Giesecke and Devrient. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $106,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Akamai Technologies and Wells Fargo & Co., earning around $104,000 and $92,628, respectively. Giesecke and Devrient pays the lowest at around $79,500. UC Davis Medical Center and General Electric Co (GE) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $89,363 and $91,000, 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 $77,596 based on 923 salaries. An experienced Technical Project Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,653 based on 1,152 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,010.
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Employees with Technical Project Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.1% less) and Austin, Texas (0.0% less).
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