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Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salary

An average Entry-Level Technical Project Manager can expect to take home roughly $67K annually. Overall incomes of Entry-Level Technical Project Managers generally bottom out at around $45K and peak near $103K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Technical Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Technical Project Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,476 - $99,471
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$99K
MEDIAN: $67,132
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50%
90%

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$15.25 - $47.62
(Median)
$15
$27
$48
MEDIAN: $26.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,476 - $99,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,378  
Profit Sharing
$294.63 - $10,101  
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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$44,700 - $102,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 870
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $47.62  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $58.93  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,378  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.63 - $10,101  
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).
)
$44,700 - $102,964  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Technical Project Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 44 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Technical Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Denver (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), and San Diego (+15 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Rochester, 19 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis (17 percent lower) and Dallas (14 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 26%

Agile
up arrow 22%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 7%

Team Leadership
up arrow 6%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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