Project Management Officer Salary

Median pay for Project Management Officers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $68K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Project Management Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up a slight majority of Project Management Officers (58 percent) who responded to the survey. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$43,873 - $145,195
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$44K
$68K
$150K
MEDIAN: $68,496
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$43,593 - $164,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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.


For many Project Management Officers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $60K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $71K on average. Project Management Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. 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 64%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

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
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%
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