Project Specialist Salary

A Project Specialist earns an average salary of $52,151 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$35,433 - $73,613

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$10.96 - $28.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,433 - $73,613  
   
Bonus
$916 - $9,000  
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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$30,711 - $72,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $28.56  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $47.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$916 - $9,000  
   
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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$30,711 - $72,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Project Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Project Specialist?

Project Specialist in Philadelphia:
"Entry Level, Project Management."
Pros: Great opportunity to learn the practical methodologies of project Management. I have the ability to manage my own projects to completion. Great work life balance. Not micro managed. Great team I work with. Opportunity for continual education.
Cons: Currently looking for more challenging role to gain experience and been seen as a valued contributor to the business. I am under utilized currently.

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.)

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Experience Affects Project Specialist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Project Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Office Administration
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 17%
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