The average salary for a Senior Project Manager, IT with Strategic Project Management skills is $114,978.
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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 InfoSys Limited, The Boeing Company and UnitedHealth Group. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is $113,360. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and The Boeing Company, earning around $113,000 and $110,000, respectively. VeriStor pays the lowest at around $96,564. UnitedHealth Group and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $101,124 and $105,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, IT
Agile Software Development
Skills in Leadership and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Management, 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 $92,224 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Manager, IT with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,245 based on 203 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Manager, IT with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,876 based on 527 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,911.
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 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (3.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).
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