Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Project Manager make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$125,522 / yrTotal Pay
$104,404 / yrBase Pay
$21,118 / yrAdditional Pay

$125,522

 / yr
$79K$203K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Project Manager is $125,522 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $104,404 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 $21,118 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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$125,522 /yr
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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Program Manager Salaries with median pay of $99,615, Senior Technical Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $158,894, Assistant Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $70,551, Senior Product Manager Salaries with median pay of $192,945.

Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Project Manager in United States

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

1
Meta
$242,329/yr
3
VMware
$230,953/yr
5
eBay
$227,556/yr
9
Yahoo
$221,668/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Project Manager in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior Project Manager in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $173,242, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $169,113, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $167,406, Information Technology with a median total pay of $163,840, and Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $161,134.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Energy, Mining & UtilitiesEnergy, Mining & Utilities$173,242

    11% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$169,113

    9% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$167,406

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$163,840

    6% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$161,134

    4% Higher than other industries

Energy, Mining & Utilities

Top paying companies in Energy, Mining & Utilities for Senior Project Manager are Chevron, Shell, and bp.

ChevronChevron$205,889/yr
ShellShell$197,871/yr
bpbp$195,550/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.

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Total Years of Experience

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Submitted

Date or Time

Senior Project Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$5,000

/mo

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Sr. Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$116,000

/yr

$108K | $8K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Sr. Project Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$156,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Senior Implementation Project Manager

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$121,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Sr Project Specialist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$100,000

/yr

$92K | $8K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior PM

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$87,500

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Sr. Project Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$115,000

/yr

$100K | $15K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Senior Project Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$98,000

/yr

$93K | $5K

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Senior Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$195,000

/yr

$170K | $25K

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
Yesterday

Senior Project Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Project Manager is $104,404 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 30993 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Project Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Project Manager in United States is $164,383 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Project Manager in United States is $66,309 per year.

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