Project Management Lead Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$111,000
$82,000
$111,000
$149,000
The average project management lead makes about $111,214 per year. That's $53.47 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $82,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $149,000. Many of project management leads seem to be drawn to retail and technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case project management leads tend to work at energy, retail, and finance companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Hampshire, Virginia and Connecticut pay project management leads the highest salaries.
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Map of Project Management Lead Salaries

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

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Average Project Management Lead Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a project management lead is roughly $111,214 per year, which boils down to $53.47 per hour. Interestingly enough, project management leads have the highest salaries in Washington, DC at about $126,824 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $84,000. Additionally, project management leads make more than the average salary in Arlington, VA, Jersey City, NJ, Hartford, CT, New York, NY, and San Francisco, CA. On a more broad level, project management lead salaries are highest in New Hampshire, Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey, West Virginia, New York, and Maryland. On the contrary, Utah, Oklahoma, and Tennessee offer the lowest project management lead salaries.

Average Project Management Lead Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a project management lead, working for Cushman & Wakefield or Dropbox might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Facebook and Google report highly competitive salaries for project management leads.

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Average Project Management Lead Pay By Industry

The salary for a project management lead can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for project management leads tend to be found in energy, retail, and finance companies. In fact, project management leads can make a yearly salary of $124,567 while working for energy companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$124,567
$125k
Retail
Retail
$121,929
$122k
Finance
Finance
$119,776
$120k
Construction
Construction
$114,607
$115k
Health Care
Health Care
$113,888
$114k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$108,196
$108k
Technology
Technology
$107,016
$107k
Professional
Professional
$101,509
$102k

Project Management Lead Salary History

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Project Management Lead Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a project management lead 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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