Senior Project Administrator, General Salary

Average General Senior Project Administrators in the United States make around $57K annually. Compensation ranges from $37K on the lower end to $89K per year on the higher end. In the world of General Senior Project Administrators, total cash compensation can vary between $37K and $89K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $8K and $7K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most General Senior Project Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of General Senior Project Administrators (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$39,373 - $89,787

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$14.95 - $35.11

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,373 - $89,787  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,717  
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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$37,051 - $88,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $35.11  
   
Overtime
$18.94 - $46.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,717  
   
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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$37,051 - $88,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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


General Senior Project Administrators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Microsoft Project, 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.


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 $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Senior Project Administrators make a median salary of $56K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries




National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Senior Project Administrator, General Salaries


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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

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