Project Management Director with People Management Skills Salary

On average, Project Management Directors with People Management skills earn six-figure salaries ($121K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Cash earnings of Project Management Directors with People Management skills can occasionally include $30K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $72K to almost $184K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Women Project Management Directors with People Management skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Project Management Directors with People Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,595 - $163,539
$72K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $121,371
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50%
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$0$184K
Salary $71,595 - $163,539
Bonus $3,000 - $30,459
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $29,361
Commission $11,750
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$72,186 - $184,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 272

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director

Pay by Experience for a Project Management Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Management Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Management Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Project Management Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 156 salaries. A Project Management Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $127,910

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Project Management Directors with People Management skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 59 percent above the national average. Project Management Directors with People Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+42 percent), Houston (+32 percent), San Diego (+32 percent), and Philadelphia (+18 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Dallas is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Atlanta and Los Angeles (14 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Project Management Director

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Project Management Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$128,000

▼17%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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