Functional Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Functional Manager make in the United States? The average Functional Manager salary in the United States is $62,526 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $56,875 and $66,294. 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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$56,875 to $66,294
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What is a Functional Manager?

A Functional Manager is a person who has management authority over an organizational unit—such as a department—within a business, company, or other organization. Functional managers have ongoing responsibilities, and are not usually directly affiliated with project teams, other than ensuring that goals and objectives align with the organization's overall strategy and vision. In both traditional and matrix organizations, the control of the resources is centered on the functional managers, essentially putting project managers at a disadvantage when bargaining about staffing arrangements. Ad...

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Job Openings for Functional Manager
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
This role requires an individual with excellent communication and cross-functional management abilities who strives to answer business/operational questions rather than just producing numbers and who ...
Monster - 9 days ago
Manages the implementation of functional strategies and recommends operational plans that directly impact the short- to mid-term function or business area results (measured via productivity and ...
Capital Markets Placement - 3 days ago
Amazon Corporate LLC - Seattle , Washington
As Program Manager for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Screenings, you will own; * The design ... The identification and resolution of cross-functional issues that impede schedules, and develop ...
Monster - 9 days ago
Change Healthcare - Seattle , Washington
And to work with functional managers for the Quality Analysts and Business Analysts as assigned to the Service Delivery Team to ensure the same. Cultivate a strong team environment for the Service ...
Monster - 9 days ago
Work collaboratively with functional managers to obtain resources, set priorities and due dates for project assignments, and monitor the progress of project team members on assignments. * Facilitate ...
LinkedIn - 10 days ago
T-Mobile USA, Inc. - Bellevue , Washington
... functional teams across a variety of disciplines with a variety of timelines and complex ... Works with other program managers and management to identify and address cross-project dependences ...
Monster - 3 days ago
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