A Project Manager, Software Development earns an average salary of $82,658 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Project Manager, Software Development Total Pay (?
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$49,334 - $116,851
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MEDIAN: $82,657
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Project Manager, Software Development Total Pay (?
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$18.68 - $87.64
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,334 - $116,851  
   
Bonus
$99.02 - $14,803  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $9,638  
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
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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$49,827 - $126,118  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$18.68 - $87.64  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $74.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$99.02 - $14,803  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $9,638  
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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$49,827 - $126,118  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,451
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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
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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