How much does a Project Director make?

Updated Jan 18, 2022

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$103,757 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,508 salaries

$55K

Low

$104K

Average

$183K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Project Director make? The national average salary for a Project Director is $103,757 in United States. Filter by location to see Project Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,508 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Director employees.

Seniority Levels

L7
Director of Construction Project Management$96,681 /yr
L8
Senior Director of Project Management$110,877 /yr
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Maritz
3.9

Maritz

Project Director

$51,523

 /yr
Range: $45K - $131K
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$45K

$131K

$44,945 - $130,955 Range

Ipsos
3.7

Ipsos

Project Director

$58,047

 /yr
Range: $48K - $63K

$48K

$63K

$48,067 - $63,282 Range

Thornton Tomasetti
3.7

Thornton Tomasetti

Project Director

$89,214

 /yr
Range: $78K - $96K

$78K

$96K

$78,084 - $96,473 Range

PRA Health Sciences
4

PRA Health Sciences

Project Director

$165,054

 /yr
Range: $154K - $180K

$154K

$180K

$154,206 - $180,068 Range

TNTP
3.1

TNTP

Project Director

$103,424

 /yr
Range: $94K - $123K

$94K

$123K

$94,217 - $123,149 Range

FHI 360
4

FHI 360

Project Director

$125,202

 /yr
Range: $106K - $179K

$106K

$179K

$105,897 - $179,428 Range

Cognizant Technology Solutions
3.8

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Project Director

$175,110

 /yr
Range: $163K - $211K

$163K

$211K

$163,304 - $211,377 Range

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Lieberman Research Group
3.6

Lieberman Research Group

Project Director

$54,354

 /yr
Range: $45K - $75K

$45K

$75K

$44,785 - $75,106 Range

MaritzCX
3.2

MaritzCX

Project Director

$50,867

 /yr
Range: $47K - $57K

$47K

$57K

$47,248 - $57,013 Range

Research Foundation of CUNY
4

Research Foundation of CUNY

Project Director

$82,884

 /yr
Range: $63K - $110K

$63K

$110K

$62,696 - $109,714 Range

Parexel
3.7

Parexel

Project Director

$163,727

 /yr
Range: $155K - $176K

$155K

$176K

$154,979 - $175,556 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Project Director

$147,544

 /yr
Range: $117K - $182K

$117K

$182K

$116,817 - $181,820 Range

Labcorp
3.8

Labcorp

Project Director

$171,072

 /yr
Range: $133K - $183K

$133K

$183K

$133,224 - $183,283 Range

Syneos Health
3.8

Syneos Health

Project Director

$183,283

 /yr
Range: $162K - $211K

$162K

$211K

$162,116 - $210,748 Range

Travelers
3.9

Travelers

Project Director

$139,904

 /yr
Range: $123K - $149K

$123K

$149K

$122,842 - $148,676 Range

Hexaware Technologies
3.7

Hexaware Technologies

Project Director

$130,912

 /yr
Range: $120K - $147K

$120K

$147K

$119,618 - $147,071 Range

AAAS
3.8

AAAS

Project Director

$94,516

 /yr
Range: $89K - $109K

$89K

$109K

$89,083 - $109,214 Range

ORC International
2.6

ORC International

Project Director

$77,962

 /yr
Range: $60K - $91K

$60K

$91K

$60,154 - $91,288 Range

MD Anderson Cancer Center
4.2

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Project Director

$124,158

 /yr
Range: $86K - $170K

$86K

$170K

$86,000 - $169,944 Range

Duke Corporate Education
2.6

Duke Corporate Education

Project Director

$140,444

 /yr
Range: $110K - $171K

$110K

$171K

$109,545 - $171,273 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Project Director salaries

The national average salary for a Project Director is $105,936 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1287 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Director employees.

The highest salary for a Project Director in United States is $189,623 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Director in United States is $59,183 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$65,000
per year
A Project Director in the Toledo, OH Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Toledo, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$106,000
per year
A Project Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$120,000
per year
A Director, Project Management in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Project Director in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Director, PMO in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$170,000
per year
A Project Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $170,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$136,200
per year
A Project Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $136,200 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$48,000
per year
A Project Director in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $48,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
College / University
$120,000
per year
A Director, Project Management in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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