Infrastructure Project Manager Salary

Somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Infrastructure Project Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $60K to $137K per year, but median earnings come to around $89K annually. In the world of Infrastructure Project Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $60K and $137K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $18K and $24K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Infrastructure Project Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of Infrastructure Project Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$57,911 - $123,017
(Median)
$58K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,038
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$26.05 - $79.46
(Median)
$26
$59
$79
MEDIAN: $58.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,911 - $123,017  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,687  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $24,468  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$60,282 - $137,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$26.05 - $79.46  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $96.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,687  
   
Profit Sharing
$984 - $24,468  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$60,282 - $137,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Infrastructure Project Manager

Infrastructure project managers are responsible for managing and coordinating infrastructure projects in their organization. They are in charge of organizing and develop business requirements for automated and centralized platforms within project specifications. Infrastructure project managers coordinate with the communications team to ensure progress and implementation-related issues are properly reported as well as follow all safety procedures to avoid site accidents. Additionally, infrastructure project managers develop management and training strategies related to infrastructure projects.

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Infrastructure Project Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate and work with others on the project to ensure timely delivery.
  • Manage project scheduling and budgeting.
  • Direct, monitor and manage infrastructure based projects from its initial phases through its implementation.

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Infrastructure Project Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, IT Security & Infrastructure, Information Technology Infrastructure Library, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Competency in Information Technology Infrastructure Library frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Infrastructure Project Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Infrastructure Project Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $73K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $89K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $102K. Infrastructure Project Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $116K.

Infrastructure Project Manager Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Infrastructure Project Manager in Detroit:
"Make a list of all requirements for the next two years."
Make a list of all requirements for the next two years, not what it takes to replace what currently exists.

Infrastructure Project Manager in Madison:
"People Are Your Priority, The Project Comes Second."
Treat your engineers well, they can make or break your projects.

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Experience Affects Infrastructure Project Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Infrastructure Project Manager Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 14%

IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 2%

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$94,000

Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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