The average pay for a Project Management Specialist is $57,311 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.Salary goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Project Management Specialist Total Pay (?
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$37,603 - $87,252
(Median)
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87K
MEDIAN: $57,311
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Project Management Specialist Total Pay (?
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$14.58 - $35.21
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,603 - $87,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,108  
Profit Sharing
$409.03 - $8,340  
Commission
$1,965 - $33,125  
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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$37,422 - $89,441  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 372
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $35.21  
   
Overtime
$22.02 - $53.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,108  
   
Commission
$1,965 - $33,125  
Profit Sharing
$409.03 - $8,340  
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).
)
$37,422 - $89,441  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 372
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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.
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
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National Average
$58,000
Raleigh
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Chicago
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Experience Affects Project Management Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$58,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Project Management Specialist Salaries

National Average
$58,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
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: 10%
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