Project Leader, IT Salary (United States)

A Project Leader, IT earns an average salary of $79,405 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job.
Project Leader, IT Total Pay (?
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$56,652 - $108,223
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MEDIAN: $79,404
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Project Leader, IT Total Pay (?
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$18.03 - $61.83
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,652 - $108,223  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,012  
Profit Sharing
$870 - $12,500  
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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$56,752 - $115,999  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 623
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.03 - $61.83  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $68.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,012  
   
Profit Sharing
$870 - $12,500  
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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$56,752 - $115,999  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 623
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Job Description for Project Leader, IT

IT project leaders are in charge of facilitating and coordinating group projects relating to information technology that advance an organization's goals and values in an effective manner. Most of the time IT project leaders set performance standards among project/team members to ensure strong group cohesion and productivity. As such, project leaders must have impeccable written and oral communication skills to be able to interpret and execute different ideas and solve problems. Their expertise in technical matters is also crucial to making sure their projects are successful.
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Project Leader, IT Tasks
  • implementation, deployment and operation of information systems and techonology solutions for business needs.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the development.

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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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New York
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National Average
$82,000
Houston
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Seattle
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Kansas City
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Phoenix
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Pittsburgh
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Experience Affects Project Leader, IT Salaries

National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Project Leader, IT Salaries

Linux
up arrow 12%
up arrow 6%
e-Commerce
up arrow 6%
HTML
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
up arrow 4%
Java
up arrow 2%
SQL
0%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
0%
National Average
$82,000
UNIX
up arrow 1%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%
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