Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Columbus, Ohio Salary

With just under three-fifths of Information Technology Project Managers in Columbus reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $59K to $127K per year and averages out to $87K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Information Technology Project Managers in Columbus, Ohio report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Columbus Information Technology Project Managers survey respondents are men (77 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$57,485 - $117,446
$57K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,053
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$37.00 - $80.00
$37
$56
$80
MEDIAN: $55.86
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Salary
$57,485 - $117,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$3,460  
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$59,359 - $126,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$37.00 - $80.00  
   
Overtime
$62.24  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,460  
Total Pay (?
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$59,359 - $126,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
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Ohio:
$136,400
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $77K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $91K. Columbus Information Technology Project Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $99K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $116K.

Key Stats for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

▲8%

National Average
$92,000

▼1%

▼16%

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

Business Analysis
▲17%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▲14%


Project Coordinating
▲12%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲11%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲10%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%


Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$92,000


Agile Software Development
▼5%

Agile
▼5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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