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Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

An average General Senior Project Administrator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $53K per year. Compensation ranges from $37K on the lower end to $86K per year on the higher end. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $7K, respectively — total cash payment to General Senior Project Administrators can bottom out near $37K or peak near $86K depending on individual performance. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of General Senior Project Administrators are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$38,880 - $86,614
(Median)
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53K
68K
87K
MEDIAN: $53,331
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$14.70 - $33.96
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,880 - $86,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,892  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,904  
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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$36,646 - $86,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $33.96  
   
Overtime
$18.64 - $45.86  
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 - $9,892  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $6,904  
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).
)
$36,646 - $86,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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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, Project, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent 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.


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 $54K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $59K.

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Experience Affects Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries

Microsoft Project
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Project
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National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%