Experienced Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary (United States)

Experienced IT Project Managers tend to be well-versed in their field, and almost all have more than 10 years of experience. Salary is expected to be around $98,422 annually, but may range from $67,200 to $139,751 per year. Overall compensation packages to Experienced IT Project Managers range from $65,945 on the low end to $124,654 on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $17,333 and profit sharing that approaches $10,202, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $26K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; most receive both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision plans. Most Experienced IT Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Experienced Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary (?
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$65,945 - $124,654
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MEDIAN: $93,344
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Experienced Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary (?
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$29.73 - $90.54
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$65,945 - $124,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,333  
Profit Sharing
$994 - $10,202  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,532  
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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$67,200 - $139,751  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,527
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$29.73 - $90.54  
   
Overtime
$25.95 - $88.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,333  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,532  
Profit Sharing
$994 - $10,202  
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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$67,200 - $139,751  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 791
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International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Global Services, and Accenture are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Experienced IT Project Managers. Experienced IT Project Managers in search of the best pay head to Deloitte Consulting LLP, where the median salary rolls in at $128,947. Though pay is top-notch, compensation is curbed at $165K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Capgemini at $119,095, Accenture at $115,958, and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), where Experienced IT Project Managers annually earn $115,533.
Although International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. hands out the lowest average salary in town at $87,769, employee compensation still varies greatly—workers can make as little as $62K or as much as $118K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp at $88,879, and InfoSys Limited where $89,034 is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Experienced IT Project Managers there earn up to $120K.

Pay Difference By Location

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Experienced IT Project Managers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. Experienced IT Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+20 percent), San Francisco (+18 percent), San Jose (+14 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Minneapolis (-5 percent) and Atlanta (-3 percent).

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

Business Analysis
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UNIX
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Microsoft Project
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Java
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Gender

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Male
69%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 12%
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