Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Technical Project Manager can expect to rake in roughly $70K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Technical Project Managers, overall income ranges from $48K near the bottom to $105K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $12K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most Entry-Level Technical Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more male Entry-Level Technical Project Managers than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 67 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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

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$15.00 - $49.81
(Median)
$15
$27
$50
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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For Entry-Level Technical Project Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. 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). The smallest paychecks in the market, 15 percent south of the national average, can be found in Minneapolis. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Austin and 10 percent less in Milwaukee, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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
up arrow 7%

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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