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.

$79,393 - $194,490
$79K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $136,698
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Salary $79,393 - $194,490
Bonus $2,524 - $59,030
Profit Sharing $2,936 - $29,799
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$79,996 - $231,138
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 297

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.

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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

National Average: $149,073

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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).

Vice President (VP), Program Management Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Vice President (VP), Program Management?

Vice President (VP), Program Management in Raleigh:
"Limited Potential."
There is little opportunity for promotion in this location.

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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Program Management

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
39%

Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Program Management Salaries

▲15%

National Average
$149,000

▼6%

▼17%

Entry-Level
▼41%

Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Program Management Salaries


National Average
$149,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%