Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Software Project Manager make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$113,158 / yrTotal Pay
$95,238 / yrBase Pay
$17,919 / yrAdditional Pay

$113,158

 / yr
$69K$188K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Project Manager is $113,158 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $95,238 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 $17,919 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

For Project Manager

$84,952 /yr
Project Manager
$125,712 /yr
Senior Project Manager
$98,896 /yr
Project Manager IV
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Related Job Titles

For Software Project Manager

Some related job titles are Software Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $135,316, IT Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $102,417, IT Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $115,646, Software Development Manager Salaries with median pay of $216,028.

Top Paying Companies

For a Software Project Manager in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Software Project Manager in United States. Employers include Cisco Systems, Apple and Nerdery.

1
Cisco Systems
$213,630/yr
2
Apple
$211,310/yr
3
Nerdery
$153,821/yr

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Open Systems Technologies
4.0
Software Project ManagerSee 42 salaries from all locations

$136,443

 / yr

$153,821

 / yr

$172,318

 / yr

$126,977

 / yr

$118,957

 / yr

$211,310

 / yr

$213,630

 / yr

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$153,940

 / yr

$160,639

 / yr

$171,426

 / yr
XProtean
4.3
Software Product ManagerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$149,495

 / yr

$201,650

 / yr

$141,995

 / yr

$172,621

 / yr

$197,732

 / yr

$150,781

 / yr
Recommind
2.9
Software Project ManagerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$144,972

 / yr

$146,987

 / yr

$128,019

 / yr

$182,334

 / yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Software Project Manager in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a Software Project Manager in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $153,821 and Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $136,443.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$153,821

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$136,443

    7% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Software Project Manager are Cisco Systems, Apple, and Nerdery.

Cisco SystemsCisco Systems$213,630/yr
AppleApple$211,310/yr
NerderyNerdery$153,821/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.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Project Specialist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$30

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$98,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | <1 year

$62,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$135,000

/yr

$125K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$121,996

/yr

$100K | $22K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Project Manager

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$95,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Software Project Manager pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Software Project Manager is $95,238 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 323 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Project Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Software Project Manager in United States is $155,041 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Project Manager in United States is $58,503 per year.

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