Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

General Senior Project Administrators who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up nearly one-half of General Senior Project Administrators. Pay fluctuates from $38K to $88K per year, but expected earnings average $58K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $7K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $38K and hits $88K on the high end. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The vast majority (84 percent) of General Senior Project Administrators who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$39,873 - $88,158
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$88K
MEDIAN: $57,883
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$15.13 - $34.36
(Median)
$15
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,873 - $88,158  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,709  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $7,047  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$38,256 - $87,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $34.36  
   
Overtime
$18.64 - $45.57  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,709  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $7,047  
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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$38,256 - $87,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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


General Senior Project Administrators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Project, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to 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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $48K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $61K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. 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 $61K.

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Experience Affects Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries


Project Management
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$56,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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