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Project Manager, Software Development Salary

A Project Manager, Software Development earns an average salary of $82,600 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 UNIX, Java, and C++.
$49,815 - $117,898
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$50K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,600
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$17.38 - $82.32
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,815 - $117,898  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,836  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $9,541  
Commission
$970 - $25,760  
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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$50,229 - $126,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,507
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$17.38 - $82.32  
   
Overtime
$18.32 - $75.81  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,836  
   
Commission
$970 - $25,760  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $9,541  
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).
)
$50,229 - $126,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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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What is it like working as a Project Manager, Software Development?

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
$86,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Software Development Salaries

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National Average
$86,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 887 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%