Project Management Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Project Management Specialist is $56,935 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Project Management Specialist Total Pay (?
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$38,015 - $87,252
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MEDIAN: $56,935
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Project Management Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.93 - $34.86
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,015 - $87,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,988  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $8,334  
Commission
$11,000 - $38,780  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,840 - $88,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 445
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $34.86  
   
Overtime
$22.73 - $54.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,988  
   
Commission
$11,000 - $38,780  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $8,334  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,840 - $88,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 445
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Job Description for Project Management Specialist

A project management specialist is responsible for all aspects of a project. They may oversee a small or large team, and they may be directly responsible for some project work themselves depending on the size of the company and the project. The project management specialist serves as the point of contact for the client or customer, answering questions and providing updates. Within their team, the project management specialist assigns tasks and monitors progress while making suggestions for improvement and facilitating the project's timely completion. It is the project management specialist's job to ensure all completed work complies with company and client standards, taking action if any of those standards are not being met. They supervise and participate in all aspects of research, development, production, and follow-up for the projects under their supervision.
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Project Management Specialist Tasks
  • Assign responsibilities and identify key people for information transfer.
  • Monitor, adjust the schedule, and summarize project progress.
  • Coordinate and complete projects, setting deadlines, and summarizing responsibilities.
  • Identify risks, mitigation plans, technical review, and budget strategies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
Washington
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National Average
$57,000
Chicago
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Fort Worth
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Experience Affects Project Management Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Project Management Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%
National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Data Analysis
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%
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