Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salary

For Entry-Level Technical Project Managers, yearly average wages total $74K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Technical Project Managers bottoms out near $49K and approaches $110K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Technical Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,535 - $103,976
$51K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,502
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$14.46 - $51.57
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$28
$52
MEDIAN: $27.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,535 - $103,976  
   
Bonus
$1,022 - $11,646  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$48,984 - $109,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 626
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $51.57  
   
Overtime
$19.09 - $61.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,022 - $11,646  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$48,984 - $109,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,952

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Technical Project Managers that is 15 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Technical Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+13 percent), Washington (+10 percent), San Diego (+10 percent), and Los Angeles (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 16 percent south of the national average, can be found in Portland. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Milwaukee and 13 percent less in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Technical Project Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Technical Project Manager in Troy:
"How one had a lot to learn from practical work."
In addition to whatever degree you have do your study of project management.

Key Stats for Technical Project Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager Salaries

Engineering Design
▲9%

▲8%

Agile Software Development
▲6%

Requirements Analysis
▲6%

Microsoft Project
▲6%




Project Management
▲1%

Technical Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$75,000

Budget Management
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%
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