Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

The majority of General Senior Project Administrators in the United States — over one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $42K to $83K per year, and the median is $58K per year. Total cash compensation to General Senior Project Administrators bottoms out near $42K and approaches $83K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $7K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most General Senior Project Administrators survey respondents are women (78 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,919 - $86,428
$43K
$58K
$86K
MEDIAN: $58,474
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$15.71 - $30.85
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$24
$31
MEDIAN: $23.87
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$0$86K
Salary $42,919 - $86,428
Bonus $0.00 - $6,500
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $9,933
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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$41,758 - $83,267
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.71 - $30.85
Overtime $0.00 - $40.72
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,500
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $9,933
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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$41,758 - $83,267
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Project, and Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Administrator, General

Pay by Experience for a Senior Project Administrator, General has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Project Administrator, General with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Project Administrator, General with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Administrator, General which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 53 salaries. A Senior Project Administrator, General with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 28 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Senior Project Administrator, General?

Senior Project Administrator, General in Tulsa:
"Fexlible schedule, execellet office conditions."
Pros: Not much stress, multi-tasking over many projects.
Cons: Politics, pettiness of some staff.

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Key Stats for Senior Project Administrator, General

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries

▲8%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$57,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%
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