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How Much Does an Electrical Project Manager Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$94,000
$60,000
$94,000
$148,000
Electrical project managers in the United States make an average salary of $94,795 per year or $45.57 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $60,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $148,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, New Hampshire, Oregon, Connecticut, and Colorado provide the highest electrical project manager salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Lakewood, WA
$127,642
Portland, OR
$113,660
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Where Electrical Project Managers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where electrical project managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Electrical Project Managers Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Washington, New Hampshire and Oregon, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for electrical project managers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Michigan, Arizona, and South Carolina.
City
Average Salary

Lakewood, WA

Salary Range99k - 163k$128k$127,642

Portland, OR

Salary Range88k - 146k$114k$113,660

Colorado Springs, CO

Salary Range85k - 142k$110k$110,317

Framingham, MA

Salary Range83k - 143k$109k$109,264

Martinez, CA

Salary Range81k - 143k$108k$108,488

Albany, NY

Salary Range75k - 130k$99k$99,210

Parkville, MD

Salary Range74k - 128k$98k$97,963

Austin, TX

Salary Range67k - 120k$90k$90,215

Lakewood, OH

Salary Range64k - 109k$84k$83,922

Fort Wayne, IN

Salary Range63k - 109k$84k$83,672
$50k
$163k

High Paying Electrical Project Manager Jobs

Which Companies Pay Electrical Project Managers The Most?

To earn a high income as an electrical project manager, working for EMCOR Group or Chevron might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like CMS Energy and CyberCoders report highly competitive salaries for electrical project managers.
Company
Average Salary
EMCOR Group
Salary Range95k - 128k$111k$110,808
Chevron
Salary Range92k - 132k$111k$110,521
CMS Energy
Salary Range92k - 132k$111k$110,518
CyberCoders
Salary Range95k - 124k$109k$108,747
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company
Salary Range92k - 127k$109k$108,610
Kiewit Corporation
Salary Range96k - 119k$107k$107,345
Republic Steel
Salary Range94k - 114k$104k$103,879
Hatch
Salary Range90k - 117k$103k$103,217
Clark Construction Group
Salary Range93k - 113k$103k$103,145
Helix Electric
Salary Range98k - 106k$102k$102,336
$73k
$132k

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    How Much Do Electrical Project Managers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, electrical project manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that energy, technology, and utilities companies tend to offer much higher salaries for electrical project managers. For example, electrical project managers make a whopping average salary of $106,990 while working for energy companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $105,031 at technology companies and $102,360 at utilities companies. But electrical project managers may want to avoid working in the construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $90,191.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Energy

    Salary Range97k - 117k$107k$106,990

    Technology

    Salary Range88k - 124k$105k$105,031

    Utilities

    Salary Range89k - 117k$102k$102,360

    Professional

    Salary Range82k - 111k$96k$95,750

    Construction

    Salary Range74k - 109k$90k$90,191
    $74k
    $124k

    How Experience Affects Electrical Project Manager Salaries

    The salary for an electrical project manager can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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