Average Project Management Director Salary

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The average salary for a Project Management Director is $122,697.
MEDIAN $122,697
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$76k - $188k

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Job Description for Project Management Director

Project Management Director Tasks
  • Evaluate and improve systems and processes to effectively meet project requirements and profitability goals.
  • Develop and oversee project management and schedule goals, procurement and contractual requirements, personnel assignments and capacity planning.
  • Review overall contractual requirements for projects and specific process design methodology for individual projects.

Popular Employer Salaries for Project Management Director

The top respondents for the job title Project Management Director are from the companies CBRE Group, Fidelity Investments and UnitedHealth Group. Reported salaries are highest at Jones Lang LaSalle where the average pay is $157,143. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include CBRE Group, earning around $139,553. Fidelity Investments pays the lowest at around $111,092. UnitedHealth Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $116,783.

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Popular Skills for Project Management Director

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Project Management and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Management Director

An entry-level Project Management Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,719 based on 31 salaries. An early career Project Management Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,355 based on 183 salaries. A mid-career Project Management Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,304 based on 457 salaries. An experienced Project Management Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,382 based on 849 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $139,597.
Employees with Project Management Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (9.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less).

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