Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $56K to $136K per year, median earnings come to $94K per year. Final cash compensation to Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills varies from around $56K to approximately $136K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K and $25K, respectively. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 80 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$59,068 - $126,669
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MEDIAN: $93,656
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$16.95 - $73.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,068 - $126,669  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $24,832  
Total Pay (?
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$56,396 - $136,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.95 - $73.40  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $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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$56,396 - $136,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $69K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $93K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $104K. Information Technology Project Managers with UNIX skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $107K.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$95,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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