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

Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers take home an average $68K per year. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $10K, $8K, and $24K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers can bottom out near $43K or top out at around $100K. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers (61 percent) survey respondents are male. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$44,595 - $93,911
(Median)
$45K
$68K
$94K
MEDIAN: $67,571
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$14.76 - $55.71
(Median)
$15
$28
$56
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary 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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$44,595 - $93,911  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,092  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $7,550  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,468  
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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$43,193 - $99,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 4,628
National Hourly Rate 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$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $55.71  
   
Overtime
$18.51 - $65.31  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,092  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $7,550  
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).
)
$43,193 - $99,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 592

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Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers flock to Hewlett-Packard Company, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Epic Systems, Corporation, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), and Ericsson Inc., highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. For Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Epic Systems, Corporation; in fact, average earnings are around $91K, the highest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($59K versus $143K) is great.

Hewlett-Packard Company offers the lowest pay, with a median salary of just $64K. The pay scale doesn't vary widely, either; compensation ranges from $41K to $102K.

Pay Difference by Location


Entry-Level Information Technology Project Managers earn a generous sum in eastern parts of the United States: New York, Boston, and Washington each offer salaries above the national average. Trailing the national average by 5 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Advice

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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
0%

Java
0%

National Average
$69,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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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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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 1028 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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