Information Technology Project Administrators in the United States take home approximately $52K annually on average. Most Information Technology Project Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent. While approximately one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,868 - $87,798
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$88K
MEDIAN: $52,395
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50%
90%

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$16.79 - $40.55
(Median)
$17
$22
$41
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,868 - $87,798  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$37,307 - $88,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.79 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $45.59  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$37,307 - $88,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)

Information technology (IT) project administrators are responsible for managing information technology for all projects in their organization. They are in charge of developing strategies and implementing solutions to increase company profitability and productivity. One of the IT project administrator's main functions is overseeing junior staff, providing guidance and discipline as needed. IT project administrators develop project plans and review their completion at regular time intervals, as well as ensure that projects are documented accurately for future reference. They must work effectively with other administrators to ensure proper project delivery and continuity.

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Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Create, format, and edit communications and correspondence, with an eye for accuracy and tone.
  • Document, analyze, and report on expenditures, and place orders and conduct inventory.
  • Coordinate information flow and facilitate meetings between internal teams and customers or clients.
  • Maintain project documentation from inception to final delivery.

Common Career Paths for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)


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Information Technology Project Administrators often transition into Information Technology Project Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Information Technology Project Managers earn $86K per year.

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Popular Skills for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)


Information Technology Project Administrators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Project Management, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Network Management / Administration. For most people, competency in Information Technology Support indicates knowledge of Microsoft Project.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $49K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $58K. On average, Information Technology Project Administrators make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Information Technology Project Administrators report making only $47K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$51,000


Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Project Coordinating
0%

National Average
$51,000

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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