The average salary for a Technical Project Manager in San Jose, California is $114,325.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Technical Project Manager
Strategic Project Management
Agile Software Development
Skills in Project Management, Team Leadership, Strategic Project Management and Agile Software Development 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 early career Technical Project Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $105,615 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Technical Project Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,492 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Technical Project Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $126,181 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,126.
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Employees with Technical Project Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 2.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.0% less), Austin, Texas (19.3% less) and Seattle, Washington (19.3% less).
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