How much does a Program Manager make an hour? The median hourly wage for a Program Manager is $59, as of December 28, 2016, with a range usually between $51-$68, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of hourly wages for people with the job title Program Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Program Manager in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Program Manager in the United States is $59 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Program Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $59.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Program Manager that make less than that hourly rate. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Program Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 2017
Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs. Responsibilities also include aiding in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts. Develops new business and expands product line. Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules, develops solutions to program problems, and directs work of incumbents assigned to program from various departments. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Acts as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a unit/department head. View full job description