How much does a Project Leader make?

Updated May 5, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$114,936 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,865 salaries

$70K

Low

$115K

Average

$189K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Project Leader is $114,936 in United States. Filter by location to see Project Leader salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,865 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Leader employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Leader of Project Management$103,520 /yr
L5
Principal Project Manager$131,999 /yr
Career Path

How much should you negotiate?

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently.

Analyze Offer

Related Job Titles

Program Manager

$94,362

per year

Senior Project Manager

$116,365

per year

Salaries by Company

Location

or

Find a Specific Employer

Sort:

Company

Average Base Salary in (USD)

Range

Parexel
3.6

Parexel

Project Leader

$141,051

 /yr
Range: $108K - $191K
812 salaries
See 804 salaries from all locations

$108K

$191K

$108,496 - $190,803 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

Boston Consulting Group

Project Leader

$201,095

 /yr
Range: $68K - $233K

$68K

$233K

$68,027 - $233,010 Range

Atos-Syntel
3.5

Atos-Syntel

Project Leader

$80,691

 /yr
Range: $63K - $146K

$63K

$146K

$63,129 - $145,775 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Project Leader

$86,663

 /yr
Range: $66K - $136K

$66K

$136K

$65,641 - $135,986 Range

Cyient
3.3

Cyient

Project Leader

$73,100

 /yr
Range: $56K - $103K

$56K

$103K

$56,381 - $103,485 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Project Leader

$106,073

 /yr
Range: $62K - $186K

$62K

$186K

$62,169 - $185,662 Range

Bitwise
3.4

Bitwise

Project Leader

$92,831

 /yr
Range: $81K - $126K

$81K

$126K

$81,485 - $126,252 Range

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing –Add Anonymous Salary
Duke Clinical Research Institute
2.7

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Project Leader

$107,314

 /yr
Range: $84K - $143K

$84K

$143K

$84,000 - $142,641 Range

MajescoMastek
3

MajescoMastek

Project Leader

$91,353

 /yr
Range: $81K - $100K

$81K

$100K

$81,072 - $99,696 Range

Mahindra Satyam
3.7

Mahindra Satyam

Project Leader

$100,531

 /yr
Range: $78K - $131K

$78K

$131K

$78,497 - $131,048 Range

GE Healthcare
3.8

GE Healthcare

Project Leader

$110,012

 /yr
Range: $85K - $124K

$85K

$124K

$84,941 - $124,320 Range

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
4.2

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Project Leader

$113,919

 /yr
Range: $101K - $132K

$101K

$132K

$100,547 - $131,946 Range

Fiserv
3.4

Fiserv

Project Leader

$78,254

 /yr
Range: $74K - $134K

$74K

$134K

$73,503 - $133,860 Range

Axtria
3.8

Axtria

Project Leader

$98,149

 /yr
Range: $88K - $107K

$88K

$107K

$87,982 - $106,604 Range

RedPrairie
3

RedPrairie

Project Leader

$116,797

 /yr
Range: $112K - $127K

$112K

$127K

$111,826 - $127,240 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.5

Delta Air Lines

Project Leader

$98,229

 /yr
Range: $77K - $137K

$77K

$137K

$76,877 - $136,964 Range

Nisum
3.8

Nisum

Project Leader

$137,545

 /yr
Range: $117K - $159K

$117K

$159K

$116,566 - $158,556 Range

NCR
3.6

NCR

Project Leader

$59,743

 /yr
Range: $47K - $72K

$47K

$72K

$47,079 - $71,784 Range

Baxter
3.8

Baxter

Project Leader

$88,654

 /yr
Range: $78K - $115K

$78K

$115K

$77,557 - $115,210 Range

IDEO
3.9

IDEO

Project Leader

$116,949

 /yr
Range: $107K - $152K

$107K

$152K

$106,658 - $152,341 Range

Download as data Table
Viewing 1 - 10 of 9,590

Frequently asked questions about Project Leader salaries

The average salary for a Project Leader is $114,936 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 2865 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Leader employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Project Leader in United States is $188,721 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Leader in United States is $69,999 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Project Leader or planning the next step in your career, find out in our Career hub the career path and salary trajectory of a Project Leader.

See how your offer stacks up to other pay packages and negotiate confidently on our Offer Analyzer.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$85,000
per year
A Project Leader in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
A New Model Project Leader in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$63,000
per year
A Project Leader in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $63,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$205,000
per year
A Project Leader in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $205,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
$25k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$112,000
per year
A Project Leader in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $112,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$195,000
per year
A Project Leader in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $195,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Project Leader in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Louisville, KY Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$220,000
per year
A Project Leader in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $220,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$102,300
per year
A Project Leader in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $102,300 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.