Project Management Director, IT Salary

Median pay for IT Project Management Directors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $131K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for IT Project Management Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$102,115 - $166,845
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MEDIAN: $131,021
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$102,115 - $166,845  
   
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$4,470 - $35,951  
Profit Sharing
$15,500  
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$103,669 - $191,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Job Description for Project Management Director, IT

Information technology (IT) project management directors are in charge of managing information technology projects for their organization. They oversee business processes and performance management projects, as well as relay IT concepts and technical ideas to non-technical personnel. They lead a group of IT professionals to reach all project goals in a timely manner, helping increase productivity while minimizing the use of company resources. IT project management directors must ensure maintenance and support services are provided as needed, as well as perform functions related to strategic planning, budgeting, and information security program development. In addition, they use a personal computer to keep project information up to date and communicate with team managers.

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Project Management Director, IT Tasks

  • Develop and improve project intake process to ensure completeness of request.
  • Oversee and prioritize the resource and asset allocation process to ensure projects will be properly supported.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate project management aspects of an information technology project development.
  • Regularly update business partners and company leadership on project status and timelines.

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Popular Skills for Project Management Director, IT


Survey results imply that IT Project Management Directors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Strategic Project Management, Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management. For most people, competency in Project Management indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director, IT

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


For many IT Project Management Directors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The relatively untested earn a median of $97K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $125K. IT Project Management Directors bring in $141K after working for 10 to 20 years. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $162K.

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Q: What is it like working as a Project Management Director, IT?

Project Management Director, IT in Albany:
`"$The closing Chapter of a meaningful career."`
Pros: The variety of work we do. We just do not build buildings and infrastructure but we are building the next generation educational systems that will be the leaders of tomorrow.
Cons: Bureaucracy.

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Key Stats for Project Management Director, IT

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Project Management Director, IT Salaries

▲15%

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National Average
$141,000

▼11%

▼31%

Skills That Affect Project Management Director, IT Salaries

National Average
$141,000




Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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