Project Manager, Software Development Salary (United States)

A Project Manager, Software Development earns an average salary of $82,340 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java, C++, and UNIX.
Project Manager, Software Development Salary (?
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$49,598 - $117,119
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Project Manager, Software Development Salary (?
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$19.05 - $85.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,598 - $117,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,785  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $8,482  
Commission
$970 - $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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$50,140 - $125,639  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,670
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$19.05 - $85.99  
   
Overtime
$20.06 - $73.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,785  
   
Commission
$970 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $8,482  
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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$50,140 - $125,639  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 307
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Job Description for Project Manager, Software Development

The Project Manager of Software Development is a position in high demand in today's technical world. Virtually every business nowadays makes use of computers and networking systems. Whether the company has a software division of their own or they use purchased software, the Project Manager of Software Development has plenty to do with his or her day-to-day business.
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Project Manager, Software Development 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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Experience Affects Project Manager, Software Development Salaries

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$86,000

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Software Development Salaries

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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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