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Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

Average General Senior Project Administrators in the United States make around $56K per year. The bottom of the pay range sits near $37K, and the top verges on $87K per year. Total cash compensation to General Senior Project Administrators bottoms out near $37K and approaches $87K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of General Senior Project Administrators are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most General Senior Project Administrators. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$39,158 - $88,563
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$89K
MEDIAN: $56,347
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90%

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$14.80 - $33.28
(Median)
$15
$22
$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
$39,158 - $88,563  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,747  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $7,149  
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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$36,790 - $87,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $33.28  
   
Overtime
$19.13 - $45.82  
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
$489.36 - $7,149  
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).
)
$36,790 - $87,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 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


General Senior Project Administrators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $56K. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Senior Project Administrators make a median salary of $54K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $60K.

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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
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Microsoft Word
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Project
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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