Program Lead Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
Redmond, WA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a program lead make?
The national average salary for a Program Lead in the United States is $75,081 per year or $36.1 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $116,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $48,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Program Leads are in Technology companies and Health Care companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Program Lead salaries are Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Virginia. The typical employment in the position spans 2.0 years.

Average Program Lead Salary By Location

Program Leads in the US makes an average salary of $75,081 per year or $36.1 per hour. The top city when it comes to Program Lead salaries is Redmond, WA at $119,993 per year. Even an entry-level Program Lead makes $80,000 per year in Redmond, WA. Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Virginia are the top 5 highest earning states for Program Leads. On the other hand, Minnesota, Arkansas, Florida, Vermont, and New Mexico report the lowest wages for Program Leads.

Map of Program Lead Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Program Leads earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Program Lead Salary By Company

Program Lead jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Technology companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Program Leads. Google and Santa Barbara are the best paying companies for Program Leads. Also, companies like Apple and Facebook pay their Program Leads very well.
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Program Lead Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

Program Lead Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Program Lead can range from $55,984 to $69,676 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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