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Project Specialist Salary

A Project Specialist earns an average salary of $61,543 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
$35,679 - $76,026
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,543
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$11.63 - $27.91
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,679 - $76,026  
   
Bonus
$983 - $9,156  
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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$30,970 - $78,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $27.91  
   
Overtime
$19.58 - $50.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$983 - $9,156  
   
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).
)
$30,970 - $78,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Pay by Experience Level for Project Specialist

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

Project Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Project Specialist?
Project Specialist in Portland:
Pros: Working in the commercial workout risk team. Complete and administer self testing, training and review audit findings. Compile and research data to review the quality and prevent audit findings while streamlining processes. Flexible work schedule around my children and the ability to work from home weekly.
Cons: The lack of knowledge and experience of peers within the department.
Project Specialist in Muskegon:
"Educational Project Specialist."
Pros: The best part of my job is that I get to work on exciting projects and then move on to other projects. I'm well respected by my colleagues and the educators I work with.
Cons: While my work is pretty flexible, some options that would be possible in the private sector are off-limits. (i.e. Merit pay, telecommuting, etc.)

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Project Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Project Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 31%

National Average
$51,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

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