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How Much Does a Project Management Internship Earn In The United States?

Project Management Internship Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$30,000
$24,000
$30,000
$38,000
Did you know that the average project management internship makes $30,648 per year? That's valued at $14.73 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $24,000 and $38,000, meaning project management interns have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most project management interns find a job with retail and finance companies, while others work for manufacturing, technology, and retail companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Hawaii, New York and Massachusetts are the top states in the U.S. to pay project management interns the highest salaries.
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Where Project Management Interns Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Project Management Interns Earn In Different Cities?

While a project management internship can average a salary of $30,648 per year, or $14.73 per hour, there are many opportunities for project management interns to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $42,880 per year. Other high-paying locations include Springfield, MA, San Mateo, CA and Portland, OR. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $28,000. The highest paying states for project management interns include Hawaii, New York and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Florida, Montana, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. New York, NY
$42,880
Avg. Salary
$22k
$53k
2. Springfield, MA
$40,405
Avg. Salary
$22k
$53k
3. San Mateo, CA
$39,261
Avg. Salary
$22k
$53k
4. Portland, OR
$35,530
Avg. Salary
$22k
$53k
5. Aurora, CO
$34,344
Avg. Salary
$22k
$53k
6. Rochester, MN
$34,083
Avg. Salary
$22k
$53k

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Which Companies Pay Project Management Interns The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Portland Fire Chief's Office and Church Of Jesus Christ Lds as they offer the highest salaries for project management interns.
Company
$33,373
Avg. Salary
$27k
$41k
Avg. Salary
$27k
$41k
Avg. Salary
$27k
$41k

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    How Much Do Project Management Interns Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, project management internship salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, technology, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for project management interns. For example, project management interns make a whopping average salary of $34,790 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $34,635 at technology companies and $34,020 at retail companies. But project management interns may want to avoid working in the hospitality industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $30,646.
    1. Manufacturing
    $34,790
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $39k
    2. Technology
    $34,635
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $39k
    3. Retail
    $34,020
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $39k
    4. Health Care
    $33,479
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $39k
    5. Finance
    $32,028
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $39k
    6. Government
    $31,677
    Avg. Salary
    $28k
    $39k

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