Project Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$54,000
$29,000
$54,000
$99,000
Project Administrators in the United States make an average salary of $54,607 per year or $26.25 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $29,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $99,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, California, Washington, and New Jersey provide the highest Project Administrator salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Mahwah, NJ
$67,351
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Map of Project Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Project Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Project Administrator Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a Project Administrator is roughly $54,607 per year, which boils down to $26.25 per hour. Interestingly enough, Project Administrators have the highest salaries in San Francisco, CA at about $78,752 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $40,000. Additionally, Project Administrators make more than the average salary in Seattle, WA, Mahwah, NJ, Boston, MA, Baltimore, MD, and Washington, DC. On a more broad level, Project Administrator salaries are highest in Alaska, Hawaii, California, Washington, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. On the contrary, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Arkansas offer the lowest Project Administrator salaries.

Average Project Administrator Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Project Administrator, being employed by a company such as Union Bank or CenturyLink would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Sutter Gould Medical Foundation and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals also report highly competitive salaries for Project Administrators.

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Average Project Administrator Pay By Industry

Project Administrator salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Energy, Manufacturing, and Technology companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Project Administrator can make a yearly salary of $64,519 while working for Energy companies. All the while, other Project Administrators are making $60,161 at Manufacturing companies and $56,192 at Technology companies. One industry Project Administrators may want to avoid is the Professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $48,013.
Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$64,519
$65k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$60,161
$60k
Technology
Technology
$56,192
$56k
Construction
Construction
$51,180
$51k
Professional
Professional
$48,013
$48k

Project Administrator Salary History

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Project Administrator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Project Administrator 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.

Recently Added Project Administrator Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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06/20/2020
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$45,000
$45,000
06/20/2020
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Project Administrator
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$45,184
$45,184
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05/24/2020
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$70,805
$70,805
05/24/2020
Florida Department of Transportation
Florida Department of Transportation
Systems Project Administrator SES
Systems Project Administrator SES
Systems Project Administrator SES
05/21/2020
05/21/2020
$50,000
$50,000
05/21/2020
Systems Project Administrator SES
Systems Project Administrator SES
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$50,000
$50,000
05/20/2020
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05/13/2020
05/13/2020
$35,688
$35,688
05/13/2020
Sponsored Project Administrator, Post Award
Sponsored Project Administrator, Post Award
05/10/2020
05/10/2020
$58,430
$58,430
05/10/2020
Engaging Solutions LLC.
Engaging Solutions LLC.
Jira Project Administrator
Jira Project Administrator
Jira Project Administrator
05/05/2020
05/05/2020
$75,000
$75,000
05/05/2020
Project Administrator
Project Administrator
04/15/2020
04/15/2020
$35,000
$35,000
04/15/2020
University of Utah
University of Utah
Project Administrator
Project Administrator
Project Administrator
04/15/2020
04/15/2020
$47,000
$47,000
04/15/2020