Vice President (VP), Program Management Salary
Average Program Management VPs in the United States make around $140K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Program Management VPs making up 51 percent of survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$79,393 - $194,490|
|Bonus||$2,524 - $59,030|
|Profit Sharing||$2,936 - $29,799|
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|$79,996 - $231,138|
Job Description for Vice President (VP), Program Management
A vice president (VP) of program management is responsible for ensuring that all programs are developed and carried out in line with company standards. They are also in charge of making sure that all new programs are on their development schedule and remain within their budget, as well as making sure that the development team is working in a safe, clean environment that is conductive to a positive workflow. Additionally, the vice president of program management must provide annual staffing and budget plans and quarterly updates to the company's senior management team. They may also serve in a direct supervisory role, providing feedback, instruction, and discipline for staff under their supervision.Read More...
Vice president of program management positions are generally full time and take place during regular business hours, although overtime may be required based on the needs of the employer. A wide variety of companies hire these executives, generally those that have a substantial number of programs.
The minimum educational requirements for vice presidents of program management typically include a bachelor's degree in a field that is relevant to the company's work. These professionals also generally need at least eight years of program management experience as well. Vice presidents of program management must also have excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Vice President (VP), Program Management Tasks
- Create, measure, and communicate program plans, milestones, and metrics, including budgets.
- Enforce policies around documentation and standardization of programs and products.
- Track and analyze issues, risks, and costs, and then proactively address and mitigate.
- Manage process from development through production to customer relations, and create stable, effective methodologies.
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Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Program Management
Pay by Experience for a Vice President (VP), Program Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Vice President (VP), Program Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vice President (VP), Program Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Program Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 78 salaries. A Vice President (VP), Program Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $172,000 based on 47 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
With a pay rate for Program Management VPs that is 13 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Program Management VPs' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Program Management VPs in Washington bring in salaries that are 42 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Dallas (29 percent lower) and New York (13 percent lower).
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