Average Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Salary

$86,806
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,376
Bonus
$5,139
Commission
$3,046
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The average salary for a Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) is $86,806.
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$55k
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$125k
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MEDIAN $86,806
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Salary
$55k - $125k
Bonus
$985 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Commission
$513 - $34k
Total Pay
$53k - $136k

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Job Description for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) Tasks
  • Assist technical team in design and development tasks.
  • Utilize software life-cycle methodology.
  • Create and maintain a information technology project plan that communicates tasks, milestone dates, status and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate delivery of development (beta) and production releases that meet quality assurance standards.
  • Assist test team in creating test plans and testing efforts.
The top respondents for the job title Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) are from the companies International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Reported salaries are highest at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) where the average pay is $112,839. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Accenture, earning around $107,493 and $106,024, respectively. UnitedHealth Group pays the lowest at around $85,510. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $92,159 and $97,172, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

Skills in Business Analysis and Microsoft Project are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Coordinating, Microsoft Office and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Information Technology (IT)

An entry-level Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,892 based on 225 salaries. An early career Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,983 based on 3,414 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,254 based on 3,325 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,317 based on 4,530 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,371.
Employees with Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 19.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.0% more) and Houston, Texas (9.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13,289 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
25.7%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
34.1%
Late Career
13.5%