Program Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$98,000
$69,000
Min 10%
$98,000
Median 50%
$141,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Mastercard
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a program manager make?
The national average salary for a Program Manager in the United States is $98,897 per year or $47.55 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $141,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $69,000 per year. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Program Managers. California, Rhode Island, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Delaware are some of the states with the best Program Manager salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Program Manager is 3.3 years.

Average Program Manager Salary By Location

Program Managers in the US makes an average salary of $98,897 per year or $47.55 per hour. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Program Manager salaries at $118,428 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Program Managers is $64,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Program Manager salaries are California, Rhode Island, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Delaware. Wisconsin, Tennessee, Wyoming, Arkansas, and Mississippi have the lowest reported salaries for Program Managers.

Map of Program Manager Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Program Manager Salary By Company

If you are a Program Manager, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Mastercard and Goldman Sachs are the best paying companies for Program Managers. Companies like Charles Schwab and Visa also pay high salaries to their Program Managers.

Average Program Manager Pay By Industry

Wages for Program Managers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Technology companies, and Health Care companies pay their Program Managers well. Finance companies pay their Program Managers the highest wages, averaging $107,267 per year. Technology companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $103,963 and $98,116, respectively. The types of companies that pay Program Managers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $90,302.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$107,267
$107k
Technology
Technology
$103,963
$104k
Health Care
Health Care
$98,116
$98k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$90,302
$90k

Program Manager Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Program Manager Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Program Manager can range from $49,162 to $148,936 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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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$52,984
The Ohio State University
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Program Manager
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Columbus, OH
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$50,000
$50,000
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San Jose, CA
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$67,000
$67,000
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Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH
04/28/2020
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$60,000
$60,000
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Homeland Security
Supervisory Program Manager
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Washington, DC
Washington, DC
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04/28/2020
$121,316
$121,316
Diversity & Inclusion Student Commons Program Manager
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$92,000
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$108,681
$108,681
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$56,000
$56,000
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$37,750
$37,750
State of Arizona
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Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
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04/23/2020
$43,389
$43,389