Average pay for Project Development Directors in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($100K). Some workers in this field — close to a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The majority of Project Development Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Project Development Directors survey respondents are men (71 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,696 - $173,826
MEDIAN: $99,896

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$45,696 - $173,826  
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$40,851 - $215,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Project Development Director

  • Connect and build rapport with community and stakeholder relations in the area.
  • Coordinate with engineering team on project design and general project management.
  • Track local, state, and national developments relevant to the industry.
  • Coordinate with the finance team to secure project financing.

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Experience Affects Project Development Director Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


29 %
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 25%