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Average Project Control Manager Salary

$118,051
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,759
Bonus
$9,941
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The average salary for a Project Control Manager is $118,051.
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$78k
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$118k
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$169k
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What Do Project Control Managers Do?

Project Control Manager Tasks
  • Lead analysis of costs and budgets, including periodic cost updates.
  • Hire and manage project controllers.
  • Write progress and summary reports to document decisions, factors, compliance, and outcomes.
  • Review cost estimates with other departments to confirm feasibility and validate timelines.
  • Oversee project planning, set staff schedules, and operate policies.

Job Satisfaction for Project Control Manager

4 out of 5
(104)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Control Manager

The top respondents for the job title Project Control Manager are from the companies CH2M Hill, Aecom Corporation and Bechtel Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Aecom Corporation where the average pay is $156,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Bechtel Corporation and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, earning around $133,589 and $128,482, respectively. ERC, Inc. pays the lowest at around $61,496. Burns & Mcdonnell and CH2M Hill also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $89,528 and $120,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Project Control Managers?

Skills in Scheduling, Cost Accounting and Earned Value Management (EVM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Analysis and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Control Managers?

An entry-level Project Control Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,000 based on 17 salaries. An early career Project Control Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,331 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Project Control Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,426 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Project Control Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,956 based on 236 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,280.
Employees with Project Control Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (21.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (17.1% less), Los Angeles, California (9.1% less) and Raleigh, North Carolina (6.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 568 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
10.0%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
41.5%
Late Career
26.9%