Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Project Manager make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$84,950 / yrTotal Pay
$78,965 / yrBase Pay
$5,985 / yrAdditional Pay

$84,950

 / yr
$53K$137K
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The estimated total pay for a Project Manager is $84,950 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $78,965 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 $5,985 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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Total Pay Trajectory

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$84,950 /yr
Project Manager
$125,734 /yr
Senior Project Manager
$98,895 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Project Manager

Some related job titles are IT Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $102,388, Project Coordinator Salaries with median pay of $56,693, Project Management Salaries with median pay of $85,551, Senior Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $125,734.

Top Paying Companies

For a Project Manager in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Project Manager in United States. Employers include Brocade, Meta and Tencent.

1
Brocade
$200,679/yr
2
Meta
$199,918/yr
4
Google
$192,494/yr
6
Wish
$187,908/yr
8
Arm
$185,994/yr
9
VMware
$184,476/yr
10
NetApp
$183,865/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Project Manager in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Project Manager in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $142,052, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $126,919, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $126,246, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $123,553, and Financial Services with a median total pay of $122,463.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$142,052

    18% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$126,919

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$126,246

    8% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$123,553

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$122,463

    5% Higher than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Project Manager are Occidental Petroleum, El Paso, and AES Corporation.

Occidental PetroleumOccidental Petroleum$180,895/yr
El PasoEl Paso$176,613/yr
AES CorporationAES Corporation$175,484/yr

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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.

A Project manager salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Project manager in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $46,295 to $167,190 per year, based on 13 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Project manager in US can make a salary range of $99,179 to $172,827 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 21 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Project manager gets the highest compensation are Burns & McDonnell, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Kforce Inc.. Bigger companies typically pay 54.88% less than smaller companies for a Project manager.

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$39

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$130,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$83,691

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Technology Project Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$159,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
SaaS Implementation Project Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$92,700

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$154,000

/yr

$130K | $24K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Agile Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$77,000

/yr

$72K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$72,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Project Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Project Manager is $78,965 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 176380 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Project Manager in United States is $125,834 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Manager in United States is $49,553 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Project Manager or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Project Manager.