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Project Management Director, IT Salary

IT Project Management Directors in the United States see excellent average salaries — about $121K annually. Total cash earnings of IT Project Management Directors range from $87K on the low end to $168K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $25K and $18K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. Generally, women make up less than a third of all IT Project Management Directors who answered the questionnnaire. Most IT Project Management Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$82,037 - $149,803
(Median)
$82K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $120,608
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$82,037 - $149,803  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,066  
Profit Sharing
$4,848 - $18,246  
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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$86,907 - $168,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212

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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 show that IT Project Management Directors use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office. The majority of those who know Microsoft Office also know Strategic Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director, IT

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of IT Project Management Directors. Although inexperienced employees take home approximately $93K, those who have five to 10 years under their belts benefit from a six-figure median of $111K. For IT Project Management Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $136K. IT Project Management Directors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $140K on average.

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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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Experience Affects Project Management Director, IT Salaries



National Average
$130,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Project Management Director, IT Salaries

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$130,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 2%
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