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Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Technical Project Manager earns approximately $67K annually. Overall incomes of Entry-Level Technical Project Managers generally bottom out at around $44K 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. Male Entry-Level Technical Project Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,060 - $99,413
(Median)
$45K
$67K
$99K
MEDIAN: $66,926
10%
50%
90%

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$15.28 - $45.61
(Median)
$15
$26
$46
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
$45,060 - $99,413  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,353  
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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$44,324 - $103,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 859
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $45.61  
   
Overtime
$24.55 - $59.14  
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 - $10,353  
   
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).
)
$44,324 - $103,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Technical Project Managers, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 38 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Technical Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+21 percent), Los Angeles (+16 percent), San Diego (+15 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). Rochester is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Minneapolis and Dallas (16 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Technical Project Manager Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 27%

Agile
up arrow 21%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 9%

Budget Management
up arrow 8%

Team Leadership
up arrow 6%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

Microsoft Project
0%

Requirements Analysis
0%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 188 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%