Entry-Level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers come in at around $68K annually on average. In the world of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, overall income ranges from $43K near the bottom to $100K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers (61 percent) survey respondents are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$44,707 - $94,701
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$45K
$68K
$95K
MEDIAN: $67,762
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$14.63 - $56.00
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$15
$28
$56
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,707 - $94,701  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,121  
Profit Sharing
$243.61 - $7,602  
Commission
$0.00 - $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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$43,226 - $100,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,670
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $56.00  
   
Overtime
$17.91 - $66.31  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,121  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$243.61 - $7,602  
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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$43,226 - $100,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 591
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)


Hewlett-Packard Company, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Epic Systems, Corporation, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and Ericsson Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers. Epic Systems, Corporation does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $91K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $59K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $143K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Ericsson Inc., Epic, and Microsoft Corp, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers rake in a $85K, $84K, or $81K, respectively.

Offering a median salary of only $64K, Hewlett-Packard Company gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $41K to $102K isn't that wide, either. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) at $69K, and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where $80K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers there earn up to $105K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 18 percent, Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+16 percent), Boston (+14 percent), Washington (+10 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Advice

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

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Albany:
"How much it might change."
Take care to listen to others. Therein lies the best information technology.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in Colorado Springs:
"Change."
You must like change and always stay ontop of changes being in the IT field. Stress levels are consistently high and if you do not have good communication skills this job is just not for you. Attend seminars and also focus groups to improve your knowledge and practice speaking in large groups.

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



Microsoft SQL Server
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SQL
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Project Management
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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$69,000

Java
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Access
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e-Commerce
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 949 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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