Project Management Officer Salary

Median pay for Project Management Officers in the United States is around $69K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up a slight majority of Project Management Officers (57 percent) who responded to the survey. The majority of Project Management Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,759 - $145,435
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$44K
$69K
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MEDIAN: $68,676
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$43,499 - $166,246  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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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.


Project Management Officers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $71K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $60K. Project Management Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $83K. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $117K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Project Management Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%
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