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Project Management Officer Salary

For Project Management Officers, annual average wages total $68K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Project Management Officers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$45,103 - $141,028
(Median)
$45K
$68K
$140K
MEDIAN: $67,788
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$-0.50 - $54,631  
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$44,342 - $150,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Project Management Officer

Project management officers are in charge of effectively managing projects for their organization, including keeping track of progress and ensuring activities' completion. Generally, these managers coordinate a team of professionals to reach company objectives on deadline. They must identify project needs, develop a detailed timeline for completion, delegate tasks, and implement changes to teams and processes as needed. They must work within budget constraints and follow company procedures in all tasks, as well as incorporate other managers' feedback into the project as required. They must share relevant information with other divisions or managers in their organization, monitor expenditures, and create detailed reports for upper management.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Officer

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 Officers. The average inexperienced worker earns $59K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $73K. Project Management Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $84K. Professionals who have racked up more than two decades of experience enjoy comfortable salaries; at this stage, median wages are a cushy $117K.

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Experience Affects Project Management Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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