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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Manager, Project Management Salary

$106,292 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$51.10 hourly

Entry level Salary
$76,000 yearly
$76,000
10 %
$106,292
Median
$147,000
90 %

How much does a Manager, Project Management make?

Managers, project management make $106,292 per year on average, or $51.1 per hour, in the United States. Managers, project management on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $76,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $147,000.

Location impacts how much a manager, project management can expect to make. Managers, project management make the most in Rhode Island, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York.

Highest Paying States For Managers, Project Management

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

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Manager, Project Management average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Rhode Island$129,714$62.36404
2California$129,687$62.3511,878
3Massachusetts$123,040$59.153,050
4New York$119,422$57.414,306
5New Jersey$120,314$57.842,331
6Virginia$109,087$52.453,881
7Pennsylvania$108,620$52.223,176
8New Hampshire$114,110$54.86439
9Texas$103,768$49.896,413
10Oregon$105,097$50.531,542
11North Carolina$105,114$50.542,913
12Connecticut$107,542$51.701,045
13Maryland$110,309$53.031,935
14Washington$102,162$49.123,487
15Arizona$100,998$48.561,743
16Hawaii$109,848$52.81271
17District of Columbia$103,617$49.821,098
18Delaware$99,896$48.03369
19West Virginia$100,524$48.33306
20Maine$98,719$47.46315
21Vermont$95,009$45.68239
22Iowa$98,583$47.40723
23Wisconsin$94,346$45.361,485
24Nevada$96,175$46.24554
25Ohio$93,824$45.112,540
26Georgia$96,086$46.202,756
27Tennessee$92,699$44.571,363
28Montana$96,124$46.21269
29Louisiana$96,907$46.59555
30Mississippi$93,859$45.12337
31Michigan$90,899$43.701,811
32Indiana$90,812$43.661,367
33Minnesota$88,982$42.781,680
34Utah$80,116$38.521,233
35New Mexico$86,049$41.37510
36North Dakota$82,108$39.48273
37Illinois$86,217$41.453,272
38Alaska$85,666$41.19224
39Florida$88,281$42.443,793
40Idaho$87,476$42.06309
41Wyoming$75,618$36.35231
42Missouri$85,952$41.321,303
43Kentucky$85,118$40.92714
44Alabama$81,028$38.96939
45Kansas$82,239$39.54623
46Colorado$76,721$36.891,661
47Arkansas$75,954$36.52655
48South Carolina$82,037$39.44887
49Nebraska$72,460$34.84514
50South Dakota$74,656$35.89194
51Oklahoma$74,640$35.88544

Highest Paying Cities For Managers, Project Management

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$137,031$65.88
2Boston, MA$123,178$59.22
3Jersey City, NJ$120,826$58.09
4New York, NY$119,681$57.54
5Baltimore, MD$110,884$53.31
6McLean, VA$110,756$53.25
7Philadelphia, PA$109,748$52.76
8Hartford, CT$107,875$51.86
9Houston, TX$106,811$51.35
10Raleigh, NC$106,419$51.16
11Portland, OR$104,658$50.32
12Washington, DC$103,680$49.85
13Seattle, WA$103,671$49.84
14Phoenix, AZ$100,937$48.53
15Newark, DE$99,945$48.05

Manager, Project Management Salary Details

Manager, Project Management Salary

What is a Manager, Project Management's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$147,000$12,250$71
75th Percentile$126,000$10,500$61
Average$106,292$8,858$51
25th Percentile$89,000$7,417$43
10th Percentile$76,000$6,333$37

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Program Manager$97,969$8,164$47.10197,556
Project Engineering Manager$120,826$10,069$58.09171,897
Information Technology Project Manager$100,468$8,372$48.30207,249
Project Manager/Scrum Master$103,245$8,604$49.6499,027
Project Manager & Leader$97,168$8,097$46.72190,600
Program/Project Manager$99,747$8,312$47.96243,017

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Citi Jobs (18)
  2. Applied Materials Jobs (17)
  3. IBM Jobs (49)
  4. Walmart Jobs (53)
  5. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (16)

Which Companies Pay Managers, Project Management The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Meta and Adobe are the highest paying companies for managers, project management.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Meta$164,890$79.277700
2Adobe$143,942$69.2099
3Palo Alto Networks$141,143$67.8687
4CEVA Logistics$138,595$66.6312
5Nuance Communications$137,172$65.959
6Amd$134,008$64.4355
7Expedia Group$131,971$63.4595
8Barclays$131,810$63.3737
9Convercent$128,990$62.01
10Morgan Stanley$127,711$61.40257
11Citi$126,803$60.96675
12Apple$125,813$60.49640
13SpringCM$124,124$59.67
14Edwards Lifesciences$121,723$58.5219
15Genesis Health System$121,173$58.26
16Northern Trust$121,147$58.2451
17BNY Mellon$120,008$57.70205
18The Walt Disney Company$119,416$57.41380
19Varian Medical Systems$119,413$57.4127
20CyberCoders$119,246$57.3358

How Much Do Managers, Project Management Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a manager, project management salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The technology industry pays managers, project management an average salary of $109,640

  2. The finance industry pay $106,576

  3. The lowest paying industry for managers, project management is the telecommunication industry. Managers, project management in this industry earn an average salary of $88,818

Highest Paying Industries For Managers, Project Management

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Technology$109,640$52.71
2Finance$106,576$51.24
3Pharmaceutical$106,457$51.18
4Manufacturing$104,139$50.07
5Health Care$102,272$49.17
6Professional$97,475$46.86
7Telecommunication$88,818$42.70

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Manager, Project Management Salary Trends

The salary for a manager, project management 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.

Average Manager, Project Management Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Manager, Project Management Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$106,000$51.10+4.1%
    2021$102,000$49.02+1.3%
    2020$101,000$48.39+1.7%
    2019$98,900$47.54+0.6%
    2018$98,300$47.26+0.1%

    Recently Added Manager, Project Management Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    SpectrumProject Manager ENG III-Release ManagementDenver, CO05/27/2022$76,800
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementNorfolk, VA05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementColumbus, OH05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementSalt Lake City, UT05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementDes Moines, IA05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementMemphis, TN05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementOmaha, NE05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementBoston, MA05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementLas Vegas, NV05/25/2022$81,200
    KPMGManager, Audit Project ManagementMinneapolis, MN05/25/2022$81,200

    Manager, Project Management Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Managers, Project Management the most?

    Rhode Island pays Managers, Project Management the most in the United States, with an average salary of $129,714 per year, or $62.36 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Manager, Project Management?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Manager, Project Management if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in California you should be paid close to $129,687 per year.

    What type of Manager, Project Management gets paid the most?

    Director Of Project Management gets paid the most. Director Of Project Management made a median salary of $140,688. The best-paid 10 percent make $169,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $116,000.

    Can I make 100k as a project manager?

    Yes, you can make 100k as a project manager. While the average yearly salary in the United States is around $75,000, some project managers earn as much as $150,000.

    This salary is three times the average college graduate salary in 2021.

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