Average Senior Project Manager, IT with Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC) Skills Salary

$114,961
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,907
Bonus
$1,750
Commission
$5,074
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The average salary for a Senior Project Manager, IT with Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC) skills is $114,961.
10%
$87k
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$115k
90%
$143k
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$87k - $143k
Bonus
$2k - $21k
Profit Sharing
$250 - $17k
Commission
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$92k - $161k
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, IT

Senior Project Manager, IT Tasks
  • Conduct meetings with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan.
  • Create, track and forecast changes in project budgets.
  • Measure project performance.
  • Develop a detailed project plan with identified critical path tasks.
  • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables.
The top respondents for the job title Senior Project Manager, IT are from the companies Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife). Reported salaries are highest at Accenture where the average pay is $148,706. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include InfoSys Limited and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $122,970 and $120,000, respectively. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) pays the lowest at around $102,498. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $102,656 and $105,588, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, IT

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

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, IT

An early career Senior Project Manager, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,138 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Manager, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,657 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Manager, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,874 based on 522 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,256.
Employees with Senior Project Manager, IT in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.4% more) and Houston, Texas (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,026 survey responses.
Early Career
3.3%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
50.9%
Late Career
29.0%