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Project Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Project Specialist is $53,125 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Coordinating and Microsoft Excel. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$35,616 - $73,162
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,125
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$10.90 - $27.93
(Median)
$11
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,616 - $73,162  
   
Bonus
$817 - $8,808  
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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$30,894 - $73,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.90 - $27.93  
   
Overtime
$19.26 - $50.76  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$817 - $8,808  
   
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).
)
$30,894 - $73,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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 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

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Project Specialist Salaries

Project Coordinating
up arrow 40%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Event Planning
up arrow 7%


Customer Service
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 22%