Entry-Level Project Management Director Salary

An Entry-Level Project Management Director earns an average salary of $84,409 per year. A skill in Strategic Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$55,802 - $126,791
MEDIAN: $86,559

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Salary $55,802 - $126,791
Bonus $1,250 - $18,471
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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).
$54,912 - $137,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

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Project Management Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Project Management Director in Albany:
"Making a difference."
When you perform project management, there is the private side that involves making a profit. Working within a university setting, keeping within budget is important but updating and building new infrastructure to support students which some day will be the leaders of tomorrow is very satisfying. It is nice to hear students from time to time mention that a campus was very friendly and supportive in preparing them for the future.

Project Management Director in Dallas:
"Be flexible!"
Be flexible, stay organized and look for opportunities where you might not expect them.

Project Management Director in Spokane:
"Leadership Training Skills."
Be teachable and realize you do not know what you do not know. Be a sponge when you begin of those who go before you.

Key Stats for Project Management Director


60 %
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Project Management Director Salaries

Strategic Project Management

National Average

Program Management


People Management

Project Management

Budget Management

Operations Management

Team Leadership

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


60 %
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%