How much does a Program Administrative Manager make in the United States? The average Program Administrative Manager salary in the United States is $142,700 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $122,800 and $163,800. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $122,800 10% $104,682 90% $183,010 75% $163,800 $142,700 50%(Median)
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The Program Administrative Manager negotiates and prepares contracts by considering the financial conditions, resources, and contractual requirements. Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs. Being a Program Administrative Manager ensures adherence to master plans and schedules, develops solutions to program problems, and directs work of incumbents assigned to program from various departments. Develops new business and expands product line. In addition, Program Administrative Manager 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. The Program Administrative Manager 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. Working as a Program Administrative Manager 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. (Copyright 2022

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