Project Management Officer Salary
Pay for Project Management Officers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $72K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Most Project Management Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Project Management Officers (56 percent) survey respondents. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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|Salary||$45,302 - $130,725|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $71,536|
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|$44,219 - $128,458|
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.Read More...
Project management officers communicate with outside vendors to discuss activity implementation. They must multitask on different projects and activities, ensuring deadlines are met for each. One of their main functions is translating business requirements into technical releases. Project management officers generally report their progress to the project manager in their organization and use a personal computer as one of their main tools to maintain accurate, organized project records.
A bachelor's degree in administration, management, or a related field is required for this job. Previous project management experience may be preferred. Project management officers must possess advanced interpersonal skills to interact with staff members and external partners. They should also have strong leadership skills to ensure project tasks are completed efficiently. Project management officers should have a high-level understanding of business processes and solutions, as well as a working knowledge of quality control methodologies.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Officer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Project Management Officers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $65K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $73K. Project Management Officers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $91K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $119K on average.
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