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

Median pay for Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers lies in the neighborhood of $67K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $43K and $100K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 61 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$44,209 - $93,397
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MEDIAN: $67,025
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$14.62 - $57.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,209 - $93,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,106  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $7,796  
Commission
$0.00 - $25,168  
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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$42,698 - $99,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,561
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $57.76  
   
Overtime
$18.88 - $67.35  
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 - $10,106  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $25,168  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $7,796  
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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$42,698 - $99,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 593
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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, Microsoft Corp, and Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers. Epic Systems, Corporation offers the largest salaries in town ($91K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $59K to $143K.

Hewlett-Packard Company reports the lowest median salary in the area (it's only $66K) but some workers make up to $102K, indicating a rather large gap in employee earnings.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+18 percent), Boston (+14 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Trailing the national average by 6 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. Denver and St. Louis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 2 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively.

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 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.

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



SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Project Management
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National Average
$68,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Java
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Microsoft Office
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e-Commerce
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Access
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Windows Operating System General Use
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HTML
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1167 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%