The average salary for an Experienced Senior Project Manager, IT is $116,552.
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, IT
Senior project managers must be well organized, extremely responsible, and capable of working with a wide variety of other people. Senior IT project managers work in a fast paced and frequently changing industry, and must work very hard to keep up with the responsibilities they are tasked with. They must also be proficient at working with a number of technologies and at keeping up with the ever changing field of information technology. They must also be educated, generally holding at least a …Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Project Manager, IT
The top respondents for the job title Senior Project Manager, IT are from the companies Accenture, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and InfoSys Limited. Reported salaries are highest at Deloitte Consulting LLP where the average pay is $153,613. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., earning around $146,616 and $118,390, respectively. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp pays the lowest at around $110,034. InfoSys Limited and Cognizant also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $111,881 and $114,165, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, IT
Agile Software Development
Skills in Agile Software Development, Leadership, Program Management and IT Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, IT
An entry-level Senior Project Manager, IT with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $89,692 based on 7 salaries. An early career Senior Project Manager, IT with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,883 based on 226 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Manager, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,089 based on 1,110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,883.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Project Manager, IT in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (11.9% more) and Houston, Texas (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less).
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