The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Project Manager, IT is $120,523.
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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 International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., The Boeing Company and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Reported salaries are highest at Accenture where the average pay is $152,038. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include EY (Ernst & Young) and Anthem, earning around $144,000 and $128,000, respectively. Burwood Group pays the lowest at around $104,015. The Boeing Company and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $108,500 and $121,814, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, IT
Agile Software Development
Strategic Project Management
Skills in Leadership, Program Management and Agile Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Project Management and 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 $91,458 based on 239 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Manager, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,955 based on 1,116 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Manager, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,460 based on 3,264 salaries.
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 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (6.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.3% less).
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