For Operations Project Managers in Washington, District of Columbia, annual average wages total $78K per year. Male Operations Project Managers in Washington are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Most Washington Operations Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly all collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$53,047 - $112,000
MEDIAN: $78,316

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
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Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Operations

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

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $66K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $80K. Operations Project Managers in Washington, District of Columbia bring in $88K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who boast more than two decades of experience make around $101K on average — an ample six-figure paycheck.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Operations Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Operations Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Microsoft Project
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Microsoft Excel
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Operations Management
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Budget Management
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Project Management
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National Average

Strategic Planning
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Business Analysis
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Contractor Management
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Data Analysis
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Process Improvement
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Strategic Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


41 %
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 4%