Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Principal Project Manager make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$174,420 / yrTotal Pay
$126,829 / yrBase Pay
$47,590 / yrAdditional Pay

$174,420

 / yr
$105K$295K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Principal Project Manager is $174,420 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $126,829 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $47,590 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Top Paying Companies

For a Principal Project Manager in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Principal Project Manager in United States. Employers include Microsoft, Genentech and NortonLifeLock.

1
Microsoft
$244,547/yr
4
Oracle
$209,330/yr
8
ComEd
$194,645/yr

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Amazon
3.8
Principal Product ManagerSee 206 salaries from all locations

$313,693

 / yr

$254,629

 / yr

$265,583

 / yr

$282,304

 / yr

$190,033

 / yr

$243,653

 / yr

$229,670

 / yr

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$278,217

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$266,298

 / yr

$292,011

 / yr

$297,815

 / yr

$174,289

 / yr

$287,298

 / yr

$208,878

 / yr
AOL
3.6
Principal Product ManagerSee 19 salaries from all locations

$253,069

 / yr

$213,620

 / yr

$255,284

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$227,619

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$217,338

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What is the pay outlook for Product & Project Management?

Product and project management roles help companies operate efficiently, run programs and develop new products. Organization and communication skills are important for product and project managers. Experience and specialization within specific markets or products can help job seekers stand out. Additionally, product and project management roles are very diverse, so data, design or market research skills can help open up more opportunities.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Principal Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$100,500

/yr

$93K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Principal PM Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$435,000

/yr

$235K | $200K

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Principal PM Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$329,000

/yr

$209K | $120K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Principal Project Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$109,000

/yr

$101K | $8K

Submitted3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Principal Project Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$200,000

/yr

$175K | $25K

Submitted3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
Principal PM

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$250,000

/yr

$150K | $100K

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago
Principal Project Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$145,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

1-3 years
4 days ago
Principal Project Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$113,000

/yr

$105K | $8K

Submitted4 days ago

7-9 years
4 days ago
Principal Civil Engineer and Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted5 days ago

10-14 years
5 days ago

Principal Project Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Principal Project Manager is $126,829 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Principal Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 466 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Project Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Project Manager in United States is $208,160 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Project Manager in United States is $77,276 per year.

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