Program Manager Salary in the US

$96,108
per year
per month
$8,010
per month
per year

Program Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for a Program Manager is $96,108 per year ($8,010 per month), which is $42,618 (+80%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Program Manager can expect an average starting salary of $44,329. The highest salaries can exceed $154,000.
$44,329
Low
$96,108
Average salary
$154,000
High
$3,690
Low
$8,010
Average salary
$12,830
High

Program Manager Salary Range

Low
$44,329
Average salary
$96,108
Senior
$116,471
High
$154,000
Low
$3,690
Average salary
$8,010
Senior
$9,710
High
$12,830
Among Program Managers in the US, Assistant Program Managers and Nonprofit Program Managers tend to have the lowest salaries, while professionals like IT Program Managers, Engineering Program Managers and Technical Program Managers (TPM) enjoy the highest salaries.

Program Manager - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Principal Program Manager$168K/year
+75% 
Technical Program Manager$129K/year
+34% 
Senior Program Manager$116K/year
+21% 
Deputy Program Manager$112K/year
+17% 
Global Program Manager$106K/year
+10% 
Engineering Program Manager$104K/year
+8% 
IT Program Manager$98K/year
+2% 
Healthcare Program Manager$75K/year
 -22%
Clinical Program Manager$73K/year
 -24%
Marketing Program Manager$69K/year
 -28%
Associate Program Manager$66K/year
 -31%
Non Profit Program Manager$51K/year
 -47%
Assistant Program Manager$45K/year
 -53%

Program Manager - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Program Manager with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $48,000 per year. A mid level Program Manager with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $93,000, while a Senior Program Manager with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $116,000. Program Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn $130,000 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Program Manager

Late Career▲ +35%
Senior▲ +21%
Average Salary$96,108/year
Mid Level▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -50%

Gender Breakdown

Female
48%
Male
52%

Program Manager - Jobs by Location

Program Manager - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Program Manager jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Program Manager

How much does a Program Manager make in the US?
A Program Manager in the US earns an average of $96,108 gross per year, which is about $8,010 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Program Manager updated to 2023.
What is the starting salary for a Program Manager in the US?
The starting salary of a Program Manager in the US is around $44,329 gross per year. Assistant Program Managers and Nonprofit Program Managers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Program Manager in the US?
The highest salary of a Program Manager in the US can reach and exceed $154,000 gross per year. IT Program Managers, Engineering Program Managers and Technical Program Managers (TPM) usually have the highest salaries.
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