In this topic, you will understand some interesting facts about the salaries of the project manager and program manager’s in India. Though this analysis has been done based on the salaries in India, the same can be reciprocated to other geographies as well
Project Manager in a service-based organization’s average base pay is 14,00,000 (1.4 million Rs). Side graph depicts how the salary varies across the experience of project managers
A Technical Program Manager in a product-based organization’s average base pay is 30,00,000 (3 million Rs). Side graph depicts how the salary varies across the experience of technical program managers
Though both the roles see a slight growth decline once the experience hits beyond 20+ years which is due to the person being in similar roles without moving up in the ladder. In both roles, people do move up in the ladder leaving behind the ones who don’t up-skill and improve.
You can also see the major contrast in the salary difference between the project manager where the Technical program managers earn almost 2 times more salary than the project managers of similar experience.
But here’s the good thing. Anyone can be the Technical program manager if they can learn the right skills.