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.

$45,302 - $130,725
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$72K
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MEDIAN: $72,318
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$44,219 - $128,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 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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Key Stats for Project Management Officer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Project Management Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲63%

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Project Management Officer Salaries


National Average
$73,000

Program Management
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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