How much does a Program Manager make? The median annual Program Manager salary is $126,184, as of March 01, 2018, with a range usually between $108,563-$144,890, 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 annual salaries for people with the job title Program Manager in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Program Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Program Manager in the United States is $126,184, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Program Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $126,184.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 01, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Program Manager that make less than that salary. 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 March 2018
Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs. Negotiates and prepares contracts by considering the financial conditions, resources, and contractual requirements. 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. Prepares proposals to win new programs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a department head. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. View full job description