Entry-Level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary with Microsoft Project skills (United States)

Around three-quarters of Entry-Level IT Project Managers with Microsoft Project skills are relatively green, reporting fewer than five years in the field, and median pay in the workforce is around $72,878 per year. Overall cash allowance—including $9,797 bonuses and $6,754 profit sharing proceeds—ranges between $50,109 and $93,165. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. Most Entry-Level IT Project Managers with Microsoft Project skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with Microsoft Project skills Salary (?
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$50,109 - $93,165
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MEDIAN: $70,658
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Entry-Level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with Microsoft Project skills Salary (?
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$17.35 - $58.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,109 - $93,165  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,797  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $6,754  
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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$50,455 - $100,058  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 697
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.35 - $58.60  
   
Overtime
$4.93 - $77.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,797  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $6,754  
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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$50,455 - $100,058  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Atlanta
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Boston
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New York
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level IT Project Managers with Microsoft Project skills in Atlanta enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Washington, Boston, New York, and Denver also offer top salaries for Entry-Level IT Project Managers with Microsoft Project skills. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 20 percent, 18 percent, 16 percent, and 11 percent more, respectively. The lowest-paying market is St. Louis, which sits 15 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Nashville (-10 percent) and Houston (-4 percent).

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Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 12%
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