Project Management Director with People Management Skills Salary

Project Management Directors with People Management skills can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $118K) surpassing six figures annually. Total cash compensation for Project Management Directors with People Management skills runs from $70K to $182K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $31K and profit sharing that can reach almost $23K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Project Management Directors with People Management skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$70,702 - $162,247
$71K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $118,365
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$70,702 - $162,247  
   
Bonus
$2,568 - $30,779  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $22,500  
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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$69,831 - $182,037  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 299

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director

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 Project Management Directors with People Management skills. Folks with fewer than five years of experience earn around $83K on average, but respondents who have racked up five to 10 years benefit from a six-figure median of $106K. Project Management Directors with People Management skills see a median salary of $133K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $141K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $124,411

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

Surpassing the national average by 64 percent, Project Management Directors with People Management skills in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Project Management Directors with People Management skills will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+46 percent), Houston (+36 percent), San Diego (+35 percent), and Philadelphia (+21 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Dallas is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Atlanta and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Project Management Director

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Project Management Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲7%

National Average
$124,000

▼15%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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