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Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

General Senior Project Administrators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $55K annually. Pay generally varies between $37K and $88K per year. Total cash earnings of General Senior Project Administrators range from $37K on the low end to $88K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $7K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Female General Senior Project Administrators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most General Senior Project Administrators report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,274 - $89,324
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,455
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90%

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$14.80 - $33.28
(Median)
$15
$23
$33
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary 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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,274 - $89,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,213  
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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$37,004 - $88,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $33.28  
   
Overtime
$18.64 - $45.57  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,213  
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).
)
$37,004 - $88,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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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

  • Support implementation of project plans, including communication and documentation.
  • Work with teams to create and standardize processes to reach team goals.
  • Support budget administration and overall timeline tracking.
  • Coordinate flow of information among teams, external organizations and leadership.
  • Maintain and update visual diagrams and project documentation.

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Popular Skills for Senior Project Administrator, General


Survey results imply that General Senior Project Administrators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Project are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in 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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $48K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $55K on average. General Senior Project Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $54K. General Senior Project Administrators who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $62K.

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Experience Affects Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries

Microsoft Project
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National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Project
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%