Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Information Technology Project Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $56K annually on average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one-third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Information Technology Project Administrators are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,901 - $78,500
$44K
$56K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,754
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$16.54 - $30.49
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$23
$30
MEDIAN: $22.59
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$0$78K
Salary $43,901 - $78,500
Bonus $0.00 - $19,574
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$40,052 - $72,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $16.54 - $30.49
Overtime $34.83
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,574
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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$40,052 - $72,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)

Information technology (IT) project administrators are responsible for managing information technology for all projects in their organization. They are in charge of developing strategies and implementing solutions to increase company profitability and productivity. One of the IT project administrator's main functions is overseeing junior staff, providing guidance and discipline as needed. IT project administrators develop project plans and review their completion at regular time intervals, as well as ensure that projects are documented accurately for future reference. They must work effectively with other administrators to ensure proper project delivery and continuity.

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Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Coordinate information flow and facilitate meetings between internal teams and customers or clients.
  • Maintain project documentation from inception to final delivery.
  • Create, format, and edit communications and correspondence, with an eye for accuracy and tone.
  • Document, analyze, and report on expenditures, and place orders and conduct inventory.

Common Career Paths for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)


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Advancing into an Information Technology Project Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Information Technology Project Administrators, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $86K per year.

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Popular Skills for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)


Survey results suggest that Information Technology Project Administrators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Information Technology Support, and Microsoft Project are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Network Management / Administration and Project Coordinating. For most people, competency in Information Technology Support indicates knowledge of Microsoft Project.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)

Pay by Experience for a Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) has a negative trend. An entry-level Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 13 salaries. A Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

▲27%

▲10%

National Average
$54,000

▼6%

Late-Career
▼13%

Skills That Affect Project Administrator, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲14%



National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Project
▼1%

Project Coordinating
▼5%

Network Management / Administration
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 33%
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