Entry-Level Project Manager, Software Development Salary

Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers can expect wages of $69K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers approaches anywhere from $45K on the lower end to $101K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $12K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers making up 55 percent of survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$44,913 - $95,350
$45K
$68K
$95K
MEDIAN: $67,833
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50%
90%

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$12.44 - $51.35
$12
$29
$51
MEDIAN: $28.66
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$0$100K
Salary $44,913 - $95,350
Bonus $491.32 - $11,867
Profit Sharing $251.68 - $6,984
Commission $8,000
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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$44,328 - $100,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 648
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $12.44 - $51.35
Overtime $24.92 - $58.10
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $491.32 - $11,867
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $251.68 - $6,984
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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$44,328 - $100,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,767

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 16 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+9 percent). Compared to the national average, Kansas City Entry-Level Software Development Project Managers have considerably lower salaries, 33 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Below-median salaries also turn up in Irvine and Austin (12 percent lower).

Project Manager, Software Development Advice

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

Project Manager, Software Development in Pune:
"Work culture."
Efficient establishment of project controls.

Project Manager, Software Development in Madison:
"Follow through."
Many newbies are excited to have a good job...but feel that a job is more about social interaction and less about work. Have fun, but also work hard and stay focused. Stay out of drama.

Project Manager, Software Development in Chicago:
"Your search."
Your success in the job your in is totally based on your interest and enthusiasm towards it.

Project Manager, Software Development in Cincinnati:
"College Student Public Relations internship to PT job."
Do your best, always, and on everything. Take every opportunity offered. At first I did not want to promote an alumnae's "Bodice Ripper Novel" but I needed the hours (not a good reason!) I did a good job - added some new promotion channels on a creative whim. Later that semester I was given the opportunity to be a part of President Gerald Ford's campus visit. Probably I would not have been asked if I had not done an enthusiastic job for the alumnae, who turned out to be a best selling author and makes the NY Times list regularly.

Key Stats for Project Manager, Software Development

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Software Development Salaries

SQL
▲8%

C#
▲7%

▲6%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲5%



National Average
$70,000

▼1%


C++
▼2%




Windows Operating System General Use
▼8%

Scrum
▼8%

HTML
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%
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