Project Management Director, IT Salary

Average IT Project Management Directors in the United States make around $131K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men working as IT Project Management Directors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 56 percent. Most IT Project Management Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$96,561 - $162,934
$97K
$130K
$160K
MEDIAN: $130,082
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Salary $96,561 - $162,934
Bonus $4,966 - $32,973
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $20,511
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$99,275 - $192,174
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

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Job Description for Project Management Director, IT

Information technology (IT) project management directors are in charge of managing information technology projects for their organization. They oversee business processes and performance management projects, as well as relay IT concepts and technical ideas to non-technical personnel. They lead a group of IT professionals to reach all project goals in a timely manner, helping increase productivity while minimizing the use of company resources. IT project management directors must ensure maintenance and support services are provided as needed, as well as perform functions related to strategic planning, budgeting, and information security program development. In addition, they use a personal computer to keep project information up to date and communicate with team managers.

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Project Management Director, IT Tasks

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate project management aspects of an information technology project development.
  • Regularly update business partners and company leadership on project status and timelines.
  • Develop and improve project intake process to ensure completeness of request.
  • Oversee and prioritize the resource and asset allocation process to ensure projects will be properly supported.

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Popular Skills for Project Management Director, IT


IT Project Management Directors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Project Management, Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Project Management. For most people, competency in Project Management indicates knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director, IT

Pay by Experience for a Project Management Director, IT has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Management Director, IT with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Management Director, IT with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Project Management Director, IT which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 58 salaries. A Project Management Director, IT with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 33 salaries.

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

Project Management Director, IT in Albany:
"The closing Chapter of a meaningful career."
Pros: The variety of work we do. We just do not build buildings and infrastructure but we are building the next generation educational systems that will be the leaders of tomorrow.
Cons: Bureaucracy.

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Key Stats for Project Management Director, IT

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
28%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Project Management Director, IT Salaries

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$139,000

▼10%

▼30%

Skills That Affect Project Management Director, IT Salaries

National Average
$139,000




Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%
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