Average Project Leader, IT Salary

$89,127
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,014
Bonus
$4,894
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The average salary for a Project Leader, IT is $89,127.
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$62k
MEDIAN
$89k
90%
$123k
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$62k - $123k
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$2k - $13k
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$50k - $129k
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What Do Project Leader, ITS Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Project Leader, IT

4.1 out of 5
(102)
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The top respondents for the job title Project Leader, IT are from the companies HCL America, Inc., NCR Corp and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at New York Presbyterian Hospital where the average pay is $107,507. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Capgemini and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $98,477 and $90,034, respectively. NCR Corp pays the lowest at around $47,846. Stayinfront Inc and HCL America, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $69,794 and $78,471, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Project Leader, ITS?

Skills in SQL and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office and Project Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Leader, ITS?

An entry-level Project Leader, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,028 based on 5 salaries. An early career Project Leader, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,315 based on 107 salaries. A mid-career Project Leader, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,555 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Project Leader, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,002 based on 243 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,630.
Employees with Project Leader, IT in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (10.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (9.1% less), Kansas City, Missouri (6.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 602 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.8%
Early Career
17.8%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
40.4%
Late Career
16.4%