Project Management Director, IT Salary

An average IT Project Management Director in the United States can expect to take home roughly $134K per year. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, IT Project Management Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male IT Project Management Directors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 57 percent of the field. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$99,600 - $165,791
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MEDIAN: $133,891
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Salary $99,600 - $165,791
Bonus $4,919 - $36,759
Profit Sharing $11,838
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$101,620 - $193,697
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Project Management Director, IT


Survey results show that IT Project Management Directors use a fair number of skills. 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. The majority of those who know Project Management also know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director, IT

Pay by Experience for a Project Management Director, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Management Director, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Management Director, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Project Management Director, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 58 salaries. A Project Management Director, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 33 salaries.

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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
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Project Management Director, IT Salaries

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
$142,000

▼12%

▼32%

Skills That Affect Project Management Director, IT Salaries

National Average
$142,000




Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 5%
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