Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) is $83,587 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Total Pay (?
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$52,384 - $118,306
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MEDIAN: $83,586
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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Total Pay (?
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$17.95 - $80.31
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MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,384 - $118,306  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,053  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $10,092  
Commission
$0.00 - $28,118  
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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$52,607 - $129,758  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,842
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$17.95 - $80.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.60  
Overtime
$20.04 - $82.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,053  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $28,118  
Profit Sharing
$961 - $10,092  
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).
)
$52,607 - $129,758  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16,842
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Job Description for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Information technology (IT) project managers lead their technical team(s) in design and development tasks. They assist test teams in their efforts to create test plans, and they make sure that the software quality is up to par. Additionally, they coordinate the delivery of development and production releases, making sure that quality assurance standards are met. IT project managers create and maintain project plans to ensure timely completion of tasks, major project milestones, and resource allocation. They also utilize software life cycle methodology.
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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Coordinate delivery of development (beta) and production releases that meet quality assurance standards.
  • Assist test team in creating test plans and testing efforts.
  • Create and maintain a information technology project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation.
  • Assist technical team in design and development tasks.
  • Utilize software life-cycle methodology.

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What is it like working as a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)?
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Rochester:
"IT Project Manager Job Review."
Pros: I like the variety of experience you get and I also enjoy working with people. You are not always stuck at the desk and are able to move around and see the institution you work in.
Cons: In my position, it seems as though if you are good at multitasking, you're taken advantage of and are overloaded with more work than your counterparts. I have to speak up from time to time just to call a time out and suggest some evenness on the playing field.

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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