Average Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers make around $69K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $11K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $44K and $101K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,383 - $97,445
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MEDIAN: $69,054
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$14.99 - $53.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,383 - $97,445  
   
Bonus
$296.33 - $10,650  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,333  
Commission
$515 - $33,935  
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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$44,272 - $101,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.99 - $53.13  
   
Overtime
$18.91 - $65.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$296.33 - $10,650  
   
Commission
$515 - $33,935  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,333  
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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$44,272 - $101,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 398
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International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., The Boeing Company, AT&T Inc., Ericsson Inc., and Hewlett Packard Enterprise are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers. Ericsson Inc. offers the largest salaries in town ($85K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $59K to $133K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Epic, Microsoft Corp, and General Motors Corporation, where Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers typically earn around $84K, $81K, or $81K, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are EPIC, Inc ($63K), Epic Systems, Corporation ($64K), and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. ($69K).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,318

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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, 15 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+13 percent), Denver (+11 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), and Boston (+9 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Salt Lake City. Workers in Austin and Madison earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Phoenix:
"I am going force success into my life with hard cash earning."
Great work will provide faster success.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Cleveland:
"Be a manager that can male a difference."
Be aggressive and show an employer that you are committed to be an outstanding job for the Company.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Lakeville:
"Learn about the specific job and company you are applying to."
There will also be a learning curve, everyone does things differently, make sure you train and work with different staff so you can get up to speed on how the department works. If there are specific things you need to know, seek training for them as soon as possible, even seek initiative to become familiar with the item you want to learn and do some research on it as well as the company that you are looking to work in. It shows initiative, it shows that this is where you want to work and it shows you do your research. Just trust in the things you know and realize technology is ever changing and a career where you are constantly learning.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Indianapolis:
"Stakeholder Management."
Focus on building a good working relationships with your key project stakeholders. These individuals not only fund projects, they can help you achieve career growth by becoming your advocate.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in 80012:
"Project Management is an art."
Not all projects are the same you must approach each project differently based on the stakeholders, business owner, and size. There is not a one size fit all approach to project management.

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


Agile
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Microsoft Project
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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$70,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 442 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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