Project Manager, Software Development Salary

A Project Manager, Software Development earns an average salary of $83,584 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 C++, Java, and C#.

$50,963 - $119,889
(Median)
$51K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,584
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$16.22 - $84.24
(Median)
$16
$44
$84
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,963 - $119,889  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,990  
Profit Sharing
$260.40 - $8,982  
Commission
$986 - $34,765  
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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$51,341 - $128,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $84.24  
   
Overtime
$19.44 - $75.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,990  
   
Commission
$986 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$260.40 - $8,982  
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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$51,341 - $128,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 253
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Job Description for Project Manager, Software Development

PrProject managers, software development are responsible for facilitating development support and supervising the correct completion of software projects on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of providing technical expertise and leadership abilities to complete software programs in a timely manner.

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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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National Average: $86,513

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What is it like working as a Project Manager, Software Development?

Project Manager, Software Development in Indianapolis:
"Good Job."
Pros: I enjoy working with people and customers to solve problems and lead the operations to a live working system.
Cons: Dealing with office politics and silos.

Project Manager, Software Development in Fargo:
"High Stress, Great Atmosphere."
Pros: I work with like-minded individuals who solve complex problems on the cutting edge of software, every day.
Cons: The pay is rather minimal, stretching across all positions. This is supposed to be a tradeoff for a startup atmosphere.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Software Development Salaries




National Average
$87,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Software Development Salaries

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C++
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C#
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SQL
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Agile
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Microsoft Project
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Microsoft SQL Server
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ScrumMaster
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National Average
$87,000





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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 610 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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