Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Median pay for Information Technology Project Controllers in the United States is around $66K per year. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Information Technology Project Controllers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$48,292 - $92,564
$48K
$66K
$93K
MEDIAN: $66,189
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$48,292 - $92,564  
   
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$1,380  
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$48,380 - $97,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Project Controller, Information Technology (IT)

The information technology (IT) project controller works closely with the project manager, helping create tools to perform financial and project processes, as well as analyzing projects' costs, risks, planning, and accuracy. The IT project controller is responsible for collaborating with the project manager to update and develop projects as well; they are involved throughout the development and update processes, from planning to creating budgets and value adding processes to developing reports that track project process and analyze effectiveness. IT project controllers also plan meetings and documentation for presentations, as well as help create project scheduling to ensure it is aligned with budget restrictions.

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Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Manage IT projects from beginning to completion, making sure time and budget targets are met.
  • Resolve any problems that arise during project, identify and mitigate potential risks or delays.
  • Communicate project status to management and clients, and propose changes in project scope, timeline, or plans if necessary.
  • Develop plans and schedules for carrying out the project, and identify resource and personnel needs.

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

Pay by Experience for a Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 9 salaries. A Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Project Controller, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
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Experience Affects Project Controller, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲60%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

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

Financial Analysis
▲23%

Project Management
▲21%

National Average
$66,000

Microsoft Project
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 4%