Project Management Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Project Management Specialist is $65,407 per year. A skill in Strategic Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$47,904 - $96,010
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$65K
$96K
MEDIAN: $65,407
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$14.33 - $32.68
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MEDIAN: $22.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,904 - $96,010  
   
Bonus
$508 - $14,474  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $11,150  
Total Pay (?
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$44,140 - $103,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.33 - $32.68  
   
Overtime
$23.67 - $45.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$508 - $14,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $11,150  
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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$44,140 - $103,253  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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

Pay by Experience for a Project Management Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Management Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Management Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Project Management Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 53 salaries. A Project Management Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,893

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Key Stats for Project Management Specialist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Project Management Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Project Management Specialist Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲33%



Project Coordinating
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Business Analysis
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Data Analysis
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 11%