Average Project Liaison Salary
$51,000 yearly
$24.56 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$26,000
10 %
$51,000
Median
$97,000
90 %
What Is The Average Project Liaison Salary?
The average project liaison salary is $51,088 per year, or $24.56 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $97,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maryland, Washington, New York, Virginia, and California provide the highest project liaison salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$97,000
$8,083
$47
75th Percentile
$71,000
$5,917
$34
Average
$51,088
$4,257
$25
25th Percentile
$36,000
$3,000
$17
10th Percentile
$26,000
$2,167
$13

Average Project Liaison Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Project Liaison average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$53,570
$25.75
Alaska
$57,439
$27.61
Arizona
$54,017
$25.97
Arkansas
$39,946
$19.20
California
$61,903
$29.76
Colorado
$58,973
$28.35
Connecticut
$61,283
$29.46
Delaware
$59,082
$28.40
District of Columbia
$64,862
$31.18
Florida
$61,234
$29.44
Georgia
$58,133
$27.95
Hawaii
$55,769
$26.81
Idaho
$37,514
$18.04
Illinois
$46,959
$22.58
Indiana
$38,128
$18.33
Iowa
$53,768
$25.85
Kansas
$50,634
$24.34
Kentucky
$47,973
$23.06
Louisiana
$51,574
$24.80
Maine
$36,778
$17.68
Maryland
$69,038
$33.19
Massachusetts
$48,067
$23.11
Michigan
$56,738
$27.28
Minnesota
$53,200
$25.58
Mississippi
$39,445
$18.96
Missouri
$51,247
$24.64
Montana
$35,302
$16.97
Nebraska
$45,022
$21.65
Nevada
$53,437
$25.69
New Hampshire
$45,972
$22.10
New Jersey
$61,512
$29.57
New Mexico
$56,915
$27.36
New York
$65,815
$31.64
North Carolina
$58,636
$28.19
North Dakota
$46,165
$22.19
Ohio
$54,643
$26.27
Oklahoma
$52,301
$25.14
Oregon
$50,466
$24.26
Pennsylvania
$61,296
$29.47
Rhode Island
$56,065
$26.95
South Carolina
$55,407
$26.64
South Dakota
$47,093
$22.64
Tennessee
$47,363
$22.77
Texas
$59,945
$28.82
Utah
$43,318
$20.83
Vermont
$37,583
$18.07
Virginia
$63,430
$30.50
Washington
$68,205
$32.79
West Virginia
$44,828
$21.55
Wisconsin
$37,882
$18.21
Wyoming
$45,392
$21.82

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Highest Paying Cities For Project Liaison

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Seattle, WA
$68,495
$32.93
New York, NY
$66,471
$31.96
Sacramento, CA
$62,226
$29.92
Melbourne, FL
$60,141
$28.91
Rochester Hills, MI
$56,424
$27.13

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Average Project Liaison Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $51,100
    $24.56
    +1.7%
    2020
    $50,200
    $24.13
    +0.6%
    2019
    $49,900
    $23.99
    +0.1%
    2018
    $49,800
    $23.96
    -0.2%
    2017
    $49,900
    $24.01
    +1.5%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Communications Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $71,207

    A communications project manager is in charge of overseeing the development of internal and external communication materials. Their responsibilities typically revolve around performing research and analysis to identify client or company needs, developing effective communication strategies, coordinating different teams to ensure the quality and accuracy of projects, setting objectives and goals, and managing schedules and budgets. Furthermore, as a manager, it is essential to lead and encourage the team to reach goals, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations, including its vision and mission.
    105,891 Communications Project Manager Jobs
    Manager, Project Management

    Avg. salary: $96,237

    The role of a project management manager involves the planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure of projects. Project managers oversee the scope of the entire project, the team, success or failure, and its resources. They facilitate productivity and commitment, remove obstacles, and motivate their team members. Their skills should include leadership, critical thinking, communication, negotiating, and risk management. They should also know about cost management, scheduling, and task management.
    184,690 Manager, Project Management Jobs
    Consultant/Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $91,236

    Consultants/project managers act as planners, leaders, and advisors in business enterprises. These professionals facilitate meetings and establish positive relationships with vendors, management, and clients. They make customer visits, maintain industry knowledge, procure third-party software and hardware, and deliver projects. It is also part of their duty to manage complex initiatives in an individual business unit or organization. Their skills include analytical, time and cost management, problem-solving, interpersonal skills, and proficiency in project management software.
    147,277 Consultant/Project Manager Jobs
    Project Management Lead

    Avg. salary: $95,669

    A project management lead is in charge of overseeing all processes involved in the planning and delivery of projects in an organization. Their responsibilities typically revolve around coordinating departments and personnel involved in every project to ensure accuracy and timeliness, managing budget and expenditures, producing progress reports and presentations, assessing risks, and delivering optimal quality results. Furthermore, as a management lead, it is crucial to lead and encourage team members, all while implementing the company's policies and regulations.
    129,638 Project Management Lead Jobs
    Program/Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $95,437

    The program manager and project manager are two important positions within a company that are thought to be similar. However, program managers direct diverse projects and programs while project managers head the team who is responsible for ensuring a project is completed on time and within budget. Program managers are responsible for the conveyance of the company goals and generally act as a customer interface that helps clients get their desired update and change of a project. Project managers, on the other hand, focus on the project's schedule, scope, and resources needed to complete it on time.
    169,473 Program/Project Manager Jobs
    Project Officer

    Avg. salary: $72,187

    A project officer provides vital support to a project by monitoring deadlines for each project task and closely monitors the project schedule. They work with the project manager and other team members to reach the project target. They can work in almost every field of industry, such as construction, communications, education, and even sales. They can also do administrative tasks, including arranging team meetings, file project documents to the database, and technological skills, and they report directly to the Project Manager to assess project progress and to discuss future steps.
    116,749 Project Officer Jobs

    Project Liaison Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a project liaison 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.

    Which Companies Pay Project Liaisons The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a project liaison, being employed by a company such as Eurofins Scientific or Dish Network would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Raytheon Company and Ecology and Environment also report highly competitive salaries for project liaisons.
    Company

    Recently Added Project Liaison Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Orange County Department of Education
    Project Liaison, Early Childhood Education
    Project Liaison, Early Childhood Education
    Costa Mesa, CA
    08/05/2021
    $69,668
    08/05/2021
    Omni One
    Construction Project Liaison
    Construction Project Liaison
    Cincinnati, OH
    08/01/2021
    $75,000
    08/01/2021
    Omni One
    Construction Project Liaison
    Construction Project Liaison
    Cincinnati, OH
    07/08/2021
    $75,000
    07/08/2021
    State of Connecticut
    Technical Project Liaison (Information Technology Analyst Hour EU
    Technical Project Liaison (Information Technology Analyst Hour EU
    Noank, CT
    01/29/2021
    $84,308
    01/29/2021
    Los Rios Community College District
    Special Projects: Education Liaison (Temporary)
    Special Projects: Education Liaison (Temporary)
    Sacramento, CA
    01/16/2021
    $50,088
    01/16/2021
    Dish Network Corporation
    Executive Project Liaison
    Executive Project Liaison
    Littleton, CO
    01/12/2021
    $42,750
    01/12/2021
    Randstad
    Project Liaison
    Project Liaison
    Columbus, IN
    09/25/2020
    $62,610
    09/25/2020
    Ecology and Environment, Inc.
    Environmental Projects Liaison
    Environmental Projects Liaison
    New York, NY
    06/05/2020
    $106,354
    06/05/2020
    King County Washington
    Project Liaison
    Project Liaison
    Seattle, WA
    01/21/2020
    $104,083
    01/21/2020
    Tehama County Department of Education
    Project Liaison
    Project Liaison
    Red Bluff, CA
    01/16/2020
    $27,131
    01/16/2020

    Average Project Liaison Salary by Demographic

    Project Liaison Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $45,055
    female-income
    Female Income
    $40,405
    Median Project Liaison Income by Race
    Asian project liaisons have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american project liaisons have the lowest average salary at $40,202.
    $49,000
    $47,000
    $45,000
    $43,000
    $41,000
    $39,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$42,146
    White$43,175
    Black or African American$40,202
    Asian$46,654
    Hispanic or Latino$41,473
    Average Project Liaison Salary by Education Level
    Project liaisons with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $58,998 annually. With a Masters degree, project liaisons earn a median annual income of $52,674 compared to $45,055 for project liaisons with an Bachelors degree.
    $60,000
    $55,000
    $50,000
    $45,000
    $40,000
    $35,000
    $30,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$34,192
    Master's Degree$52,674
    Bachelor's Degree$45,055
    Doctorate Degree$58,998
    Some College/ Associate Degree$36,708