Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Technical Project Managers lies in the neighborhood of $70K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Technical Project Managers varies from around $48K to approximately $105K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $12K, respectively. Male Entry-Level Technical Project Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (67 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Technical Project Managers. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,885 - $101,506
(Median)
$49K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,595
10%
50%
90%

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$15.00 - $49.81
(Median)
$15
$27
$50
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,885 - $101,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,333  
Profit Sharing
$294.63 - $11,836  
Commission
$5,500  
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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$47,962 - $105,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 981
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $49.81  
   
Overtime
$21.77 - $59.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,333  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$294.63 - $11,836  
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).
)
$47,962 - $105,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,668

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Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Entry-Level Technical Project Managers in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Technical Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent), Washington (+15 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Los Angeles (+9 percent). In Minneapolis, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Milwaukee (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 17%

Agile
up arrow 13%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 4%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 3%

Technical Analysis
0%

National Average
$72,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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