Senior Project Administrator, General Salary
Job Description for Senior Project Administrator, General
Senior project administrators (general) are responsible for developing and maintaining project plans and ensuring these projects successfully reach completion. They are also responsible for documenting departmental budgets, as well as conducting forecasting for new and existing projects as needed. In some cases, senior project administrators are also in charge of calculating project metrics; these metrics may include (among others) quality assurance (QA) compliance, level of effort (LOE), technical performance measures, and cost variances from a project's plan.Read More...
This position mainly takes place indoors in an office setting during regular business hours, but it may require some evenings, overnights, and weekends if specific projects require it. The senior project administrator is regularly in contact with high-level executives to discuss project progress and works in close collaboration with his or her team members on a daily basis.
At least a bachelor’s degree is required for this position, preferably in an business or technical field; a master of business administration (MBA) may be preferred. Previous experience in a related role is typically needed as well. Senior project administrators should be knowledgeable of their industry, which may include specialized knowledge and/or certifications. Additionally, these administrators must be comfortable working in a team environment and possess outstanding leadership and conflict-resolution skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills are also essential.
Senior Project Administrator, General Tasks
- Coordinate flow of information among teams, external organizations and leadership.
- Maintain and update visual diagrams and project documentation.
- Support budget administration and overall timeline tracking.
- Support implementation of project plans, including communication and documentation.
- Work with teams to create and standardize processes to reach team goals.
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Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office and Project Management.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $50K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.
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