$86,876
Avg. Salary
$29.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,005

Bonus

$3,700

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Project Leader, IT is $29.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Leader, IT is $86,876 per year.

10%
$15.03
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$29.49
50%
$69.78
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MEDIAN $29.49
10%
$61k
10%
$87k
50%
$120k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $86,876
$60,812 - $120,290
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MEDIAN: $86,876
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$0$126K
Salary $60,812 - $120,290
Bonus $975 - $15,022
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,787
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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$52,521 - $126,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 588
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $15.03 - $69.78
Overtime $12.60 - $76.84
Annual Data $0$126K
Bonus $975 - $15,022
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,787
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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$52,521 - $126,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

Job Description for Project Leader, IT

IT project leaders are in charge of facilitating and coordinating group projects relating to information technology that advance an organization's goals and values in an effective manner. Most of the time IT project leaders set performance standards among project/team members to ensure strong group cohesion and productivity. As such, project leaders must have impeccable written and oral communication skills to be able to interpret and execute different ideas and solve problems. Their expertise in technical matters is also crucial to making sure their projects are successful.

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Project Leader, IT Tasks
  • Hire, review, and fire non-management employees.
  • implementation, deployment and operation of information systems and technology solutions for business needs.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the development.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate daily activities of a department/group/team.

Project Leader, IT Pay By Employer

$0$84K

Syntel, Inc.
6 profiles
$78,497

Common Career Paths for Project Leader, IT


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There are some IT Project Leaders — though it's uncommon — that transition into Software Development Managers, where earnings are an average $115K annually. More commonly, IT Project Leaders become Information Technology Project Managers or IT Senior Project Managers.

Project Leader, IT Job Listings

Popular Skills for Project Leader, IT


IT Project Leaders report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with UNIX, Java/J2EE, and Oracle are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 17 percent, and 15 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Internet Information Server, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Office are also skilled in SQL and Microsoft SQL Server.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Leader, IT

Pay by Experience for a Project Leader, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Leader, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Leader, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Project Leader, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 147 salaries. A Project Leader, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 56 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-3%

National Average: $87,180

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

IT Project Leaders will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. IT Project Leaders can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Baltimore (+12 percent), Charlotte (+10 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+5 percent). IT Project Leaders' salaries are heavily influenced by location — IT Project Leaders in Pittsburgh bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Phoenix (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

Project Leader, IT Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Leader, IT?

Project Leader, IT in San Antonio:
"Fast Growing Tech Focused City."
Pros: The entrepreneurial spirit that is alive and well here.
Cons: Had a lot of institutional/governmental hurdles to overcome.

Project Leader, IT in Burlington:
"Software LEader."
Pros: People and projects.
Cons: Doesn't pay much.

Project Leader, IT in Valencia:
"Listen carefully and document!"
Make sure your project team is engaged and accountable for their updates.

Project Leader, IT in Bangalore:
"Project manager."
Grab the opportunity to became a new project leader.

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Key Stats for Project Leader, IT

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Project Leader, IT Salaries

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$87,000

▼4%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Project Leader, IT Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

▲13%

Linux
▲12%

SQL
▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$87,000


Project Management
▼2%

C#
▼3%

HTML
▼5%


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼10%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼10%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼13%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 14%