Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $96K annually on average but can range from $56K to $136K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $19K and $25K, respectively — total cash payment to Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills can bottom out near $56K or peak near $136K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$59,068 - $125,834
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MEDIAN: $95,708
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,068 - $125,834  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,548  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $24,832  
Total Pay (?
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$55,997 - $136,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.71 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,548  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $24,832  
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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$55,997 - $136,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $70K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $96K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $108K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $114K on average.

Key Stats for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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