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How much does a Project Administrator make?

Updated May 14, 2021

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$54,395 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,212 salaries

$38K

Low

$54K

Average

$77K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Project Administrator is $54,395 in United States. Filter by location to see Project Administrator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,212 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Administrator employees.

Seniority Levels

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Project Manager$87,506 /yr
L3
Senior Project Manager$117,311 /yr
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$67,783

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$44,218

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Vanguard
3.6

Vanguard

Project Administrator

$65,773

 /yr
Range: $49K - $83K
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$49K

$83K

$48,868 - $83,044 Range

CROSSMARK
3.2

CROSSMARK

Project Administrator - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

McCarthy Building
4.5

McCarthy Building

Project Administrator

$49,485

 /yr
Range: $42K - $62K

$42K

$62K

$42,078 - $62,389 Range

Trane Technologies
4.1

Trane Technologies

Project Administrator

$55,262

 /yr
Range: $45K - $67K

$45K

$67K

$44,768 - $66,630 Range

Suffolk Construction
4.2

Suffolk Construction

Project Administrator

$53,811

 /yr
Range: $37K - $82K

$37K

$82K

$37,198 - $81,745 Range

Trane
3.7

Trane

Project Administrator

$49,833

 /yr
Range: $38K - $56K

$38K

$56K

$37,570 - $56,182 Range

GCG
2.2

GCG

Project Administrator - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

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Toll Brothers
3.7

Toll Brothers

Project Administrator

$44,910

 /yr
Range: $39K - $55K

$39K

$55K

$39,172 - $54,675 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Project Administrator

$76,571

 /yr
Range: $46K - $87K

$46K

$87K

$45,632 - $86,918 Range

Stantec
3.7

Stantec

Project Administrator

$55,047

 /yr
Range: $44K - $89K

$44K

$89K

$43,766 - $89,425 Range

Ansaldo STS
2.9

Ansaldo STS

Project Administrator

$68,640

 /yr
Range: $60K - $77K

$60K

$77K

$60,293 - $77,085 Range

AECOM
3.6

AECOM

Project Administrator

$54,835

 /yr
Range: $32K - $78K

$32K

$78K

$31,987 - $77,615 Range

PATH
4.3

PATH

Project Administrator

$97,946

 /yr
Range: $72K - $105K

$72K

$105K

$72,071 - $104,527 Range

Hensel Phelps
4

Hensel Phelps

Project Administrator - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $21 - $25

$21

$25

$21 - $25 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Project Administrator

$57,420

 /yr
Range: $48K - $92K

$48K

$92K

$48,215 - $91,832 Range

SRI International
3.8

SRI International

Project Administrator

$79,000

 /yr
Range: $71K - $94K

$71K

$94K

$71,190 - $94,142 Range

Johns Hopkins Medicine
4

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Project Administrator

$77,085

 /yr
Range: $65K - $123K

$65K

$123K

$65,051 - $123,218 Range

PNC Financial Services Group
3.7

PNC Financial Services Group

Project Administrator

$51,928

 /yr
Range: $42K - $106K

$42K

$106K

$41,657 - $105,544 Range

Marx|Okubo Associates
4.2

Marx|Okubo Associates

Project Administrator - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $16 - $30

$16

$30

$16 - $30 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Project Administrator

$68,018

 /yr
Range: $44K - $86K

$44K

$86K

$43,940 - $86,034 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Project Administrator salaries

The average salary for a Project Administrator is $54,395 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1212 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Administrator employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Project Administrator in United States is $77,380 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Administrator in United States is $38,238 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent project administrator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$116,480
per year
A Project Manager in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $116,480 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$130,000
per year
A Technical Transition Manager in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Project Manager in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$67,258
per year
A Project Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $67,258 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$170,000
per year
A Project Manager in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Project Manager in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Project Manager in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$68,000
per year
A Project Manager in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $68,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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