Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary

The average pay for a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) is $84,725 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$53,000 - $121,341
$53K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,725
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$19.27 - $78.98
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$46
$79
MEDIAN: $45.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,000 - $121,341  
   
Bonus
$623 - $16,105  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,631  
Commission
$502 - $25,760  
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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$52,440 - $131,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7,835
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$19.27 - $78.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.82 - $83.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$623 - $16,105  
   
Commission
$502 - $25,760  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,631  
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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$52,440 - $131,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 952

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Job Description for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Project managers in information technology (IT) are tasked with planning certain types of projects within a company and ensuring that they are executed and on-track through every stage of the process. This job may require daily evaluations of employees, as well as leadership and motivation, in order to achieve particular goals.

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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Coordinate delivery of development (beta) and production releases that meet quality assurance standards.
  • Assist test team in creating test plans and testing efforts.
  • Create and maintain a information technology project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation.
  • Assist technical team in design and development tasks.
  • Utilize software life-cycle methodology.

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National Average: $87,652

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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)?

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Chicago:
"The Novelty Job."
Pros: I like that I am free of routine and rigid schedules; no two projects are ever exactly alike.
Cons: Organizing people and information with less than ample time to complete projects.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Oklahoma City:
"Detail oriented is a must!"
Pros: It is fun planning projects, managing a process, and seeing it to completion.
Cons: Relying on other people.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Logan:
Pros: Interacting with clients and coworkers.
Cons: Amount of travel which makes it hard for work/life balance.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Providence:
"Very Flexible Work Environment With Supportive Management."
Pros: Leading the program/project.
Cons: Stress.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Rochester:
"IT Project Manager Job Review."
Pros: I like the variety of experience you get and I also enjoy working with people. You are not always stuck at the desk and are able to move around and see the institution you work in.
Cons: In my position, it seems as though if you are good at multitasking, you're taken advantage of and are overloaded with more work than your counterparts. I have to speak up from time to time just to call a time out and suggest some evenness on the playing field.

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Key Stats for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 999 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

▲26%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$88,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salaries


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National Average
$88,000








Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 999 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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