Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Project Administrator make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$54,137 / yrTotal Pay
$51,296 / yrBase Pay
$2,841 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,137

 / yr
$38K$78K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Project Administrator is $54,137 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,296 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 $2,841 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

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

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Some related job titles are Project Analyst Salaries with median pay of $73,538, Project Specialist Salaries with median pay of $59,579, Associate Project Manager Salaries with median pay of $71,549, Project Assistant Salaries with median pay of $48,117.

Top Paying Companies

For a Project Administrator in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Project Administrator in United States. Employers include Boeing, IBM and Hensel Phelps.

1
Boeing
$88,728/yr
2
IBM
$84,673/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Project Administrator in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Project Administrator in United States are Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $81,141, Information Technology with a median total pay of $78,535, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $74,181, Financial Services with a median total pay of $71,185, and Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services with a median total pay of $70,940.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$81,141

    16% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$78,535

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Human Resources & StaffingHuman Resources & Staffing$74,181

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$71,185

    5% Higher than other industries

  • Construction, Repair & Maintenance ServicesConstruction, Repair & Maintenance Services$70,940

    4% Higher than other industries

Aerospace & Defense

Top paying companies in Aerospace & Defense for Project Administrator are Boeing and General Atomics.

BoeingBoeing$88,728/yr
General AtomicsGeneral Atomics$73,555/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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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

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 Administrator pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Project Administrator is $51,296 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Administrator salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2008 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Administrator employees.

The highest salary for a Project Administrator in United States is $73,050 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Administrator in United States is $36,021 per year.

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