A little more than half of General Senior Project Administrators in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $81K per year, and the average comes out to $59K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, General Senior Project Administrators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,396 - $82,203
$42K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $58,921
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$15.55 - $30.70
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,396 - $82,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$40,396 - $80,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $30.70  
   
Overtime
$11.25 - $39.90  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$40,396 - $80,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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.

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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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Popular Skills for Senior Project Administrator, General


Survey results show that General Senior Project Administrators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows Operating System General Use, Project, and Microsoft Excel. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Administrator, General

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $50K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $60K on average — a distinctly larger sum. General Senior Project Administrators bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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Key Stats for Senior Project Administrator, General

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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