Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

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 $37K to $88K per year, and the average comes out to $57K annually. With some bonuses approaching $8K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of General Senior Project Administrators spread between $37K and $88K depending on individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Women account for the majority of General Senior Project Administrators who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,236 - $89,006
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$89K
MEDIAN: $57,161
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$14.95 - $34.52
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$15
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,236 - $89,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,747  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $7,096  
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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$36,882 - $88,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$18.94 - $46.20  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,747  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $7,096  
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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$36,882 - $88,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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 show that General Senior Project Administrators use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Project, Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Project are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word. 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

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $48K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $59K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $55K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $60K on average.

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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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$54,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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