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Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary

The average pay for a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) is $84,631 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$53,688 - $119,895
(Median)
$54K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $84,631
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$18.59 - $79.20
(Median)
$19
$48
$79
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,688 - $119,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,870  
Profit Sharing
$766 - $10,090  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,685  
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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$53,574 - $130,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14,635
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$18.59 - $79.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.60  
Overtime
$19.49 - $80.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,870  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,685  
Profit Sharing
$766 - $10,090  
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).
)
$53,574 - $130,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,808
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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 Oklahoma City:
"Detail oriented is a must!"
Pros: It is fun planning projects, managing a process, and seeing it to completion.
Cons: Relying on other people.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Logan:
Pros: Interacting with clients and coworkers.
Cons: Amount of travel which makes it hard for work/life balance.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Providence:
"Very Flexible Work Environment With Supportive Management."
Pros: Leading the program/project.
Cons: Stress.

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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Experience Affects Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salaries




National Average
$88,000


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

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Microsoft Project
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Business Analysis
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e-Commerce
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Project Management
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SQL
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National Average
$88,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Access
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3097 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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