How much does a Release Manager make?

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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$105,047 /yr
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436 salaries

$72K

Low

$105K

Average

$152K

High

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The national average salary for Release Manager is $105,047 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Release Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 436 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Release Manager employees.

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IBM
3.9

IBM

Release Manager

$100,757

 /yr
Range: $90K - $142K
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$90K

$142K

$89,725 - $141,904 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Release Manager

$91,763

 /yr
Range: $74K - $176K

$74K

$176K

$73,965 - $175,785 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Release Manager

$118,132

 /yr
Range: $98K - $164K

$98K

$164K

$98,012 - $164,218 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Release Manager

$93,467

 /yr
Range: $80K - $144K

$80K

$144K

$80,214 - $144,342 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Release Manager

$95,854

 /yr
Range: $77K - $111K

$77K

$111K

$77,198 - $111,315 Range

CSC
3.8

CSC

Release Manager

$86,218

 /yr
Range: $79K - $119K

$79K

$119K

$79,322 - $118,720 Range

Bank of America
4

Bank of America

Release Manager

$120,069

 /yr
Range: $93K - $141K

$93K

$141K

$93,493 - $141,209 Range

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Release Manager

$72,405

 /yr
Range: $68K - $78K

$68K

$78K

$67,840 - $77,848 Range

General Dynamics Information Technology
3.8

General Dynamics Information Technology

Release Manager

$84,185

 /yr
Range: $47K - $102K

$47K

$102K

$47,256 - $101,643 Range

Fiserv
3.4

Fiserv

Release Manager

$94,841

 /yr
Range: $51K - $123K

$51K

$123K

$51,099 - $122,884 Range

Wisdom Infotech
4.1

Wisdom Infotech

Release Manager

$118,219

 /yr
Range: $97K - $144K

$97K

$144K

$97,322 - $144,145 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

Booz Allen Hamilton

Release Manager

$99,891

 /yr
Range: $84K - $117K

$84K

$117K

$84,403 - $116,599 Range

Prudential
3.8

Prudential

Release Manager

$97,518

 /yr
Range: $37K - $131K

$37K

$131K

$36,912 - $130,722 Range

Ciber
3.6

Ciber

Release Manager

$101,025

 /yr
Range: $98K - $130K

$98K

$130K

$98,353 - $129,940 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Release Manager

$95,941

 /yr
Range: $80K - $114K

$80K

$114K

$80,225 - $114,247 Range

Hewlett-Packard
3.3

Hewlett-Packard

Release Manager

$97,065

 /yr
Range: $68K - $111K

$68K

$111K

$67,780 - $111,176 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Release Manager

$101,810

 /yr
Range: $74K - $126K

$74K

$126K

$74,300 - $126,122 Range

Amdocs
3.9

Amdocs

Release Manager

$103,184

 /yr
Range: $75K - $123K

$75K

$123K

$74,812 - $123,049 Range

L3 Technologies
3.2

L3 Technologies

Release Manager

$92,324

 /yr
Range: $87K - $106K

$87K

$106K

$87,266 - $106,403 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Release Manager

$126,009

 /yr
Range: $60K - $138K

$60K

$138K

$60,000 - $137,818 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Release Manager salaries

The national average salary for a Release Manager is $105,047 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Release Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 436 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Release Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Release Manager in United States is $152,270 per year.

The lowest salary for a Release Manager in United States is $72,469 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent release manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$70
hourly
An IT Release Manager in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $70 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$91,000
per year
A Software Release Manager in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $91,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Release Readiness PM in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$49,000
per year
A Release Planning in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $49,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$88,000
per year
A Configuration Manager in the Pensacola, FL Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pensacola, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$78,750
per year
A Configuration Manager in the Jackson, MS Area area reported making $78,750 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jackson, MS Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$123,000
per year
A Product Release Manager in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $123,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Configuration Manager in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65
hourly
A Release Manager in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $65 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$188,000
per year
A Release Train Engineer in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $188,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment