Pay for Late-Career Project Managers sits in the ballpark of $88K per year. In the world of Late-Career Project Managers, overall income ranges from $54K near the bottom to $144K at the top; this can include more than $21K from bonuses and more than $16K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Some workers in this field — close to a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. Male Late-Career Project Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,603 - $131,565
(Median)
$56K
$88K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,371
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$21.22 - $75.21
(Median)
$21
$37
$75
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,603 - $131,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,893  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,534  
Commission
$19,518  
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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$53,876 - $144,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 774
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$21.22 - $75.21  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,893  
   
Commission
$19,518  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,534  
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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$53,876 - $144,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $91,414

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With a pay rate for Late-Career Project Managers that is 25 percent greater than the national average, Houston offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+24 percent), Austin (+20 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and San Diego (+16 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Orlando (11 percent lower) and Dallas (9 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) Salaries

Microsoft Project
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Strategic Project Management
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Process Improvement
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Budget Management
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Project Management
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$91,000

Microsoft Word
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Client Interaction
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Project Coordinating
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Windows Operating System General Use
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autodesk autocad
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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