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Project Management Officer Salary

Project Management Officers in the United States take home approximately $69K per year on average. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. 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. Most Project Management Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$44,297 - $142,469
(Median)
$44K
$69K
$140K
MEDIAN: $69,482
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$43,808 - $154,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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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 with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $55K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $76K on average. Project Management Officers bring in $85K after working for 10 to 20 years. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $131K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Project Management Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 76%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%