Project Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$67,000
$48,000
$67,000
$94,000
Project Specialists in the United States make an average salary of $67,674 per year or $32.54 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $48,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $94,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Massachusetts, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Maryland, and Virginia provide the highest Project Specialist salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$85,076
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Map of Project Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Project Specialist Salary By Location

While a Project Specialist can average a salary of $67,674 per year, or $32.54 per hour, there are many opportunities for Project Specialists to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $87,669 per year. Other high-paying locations include Boston, MA, San Francisco, CA and Urban Honolulu, HI. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $55,000. The highest paying states for Project Specialists include Massachusetts, Hawaii and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and South Dakota offer the lowest salaries.

Average Project Specialist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Project Specialist, being employed by a company such as McKinsey & Company or Chevron would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Autodesk and Cincinnati Bell also report highly competitive salaries for Project Specialists.
Company
Average Salary
$95,111
$95k
$90,386
$90k
$88,878
$89k
$87,819
$88k
$87,164
$87k
$87,078
$87k

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Average Project Specialist Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, Project Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Health Care, Finance, and Manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for Project Specialists. For example, Project Specialists make a whopping average salary of $71,607 while working for Health Care companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $69,848 at Finance companies and $68,217 at Manufacturing companies. But Project Specialists may want to avoid working in the Retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $65,024.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$71,607
$72k
Finance
Finance
$69,848
$70k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$68,217
$68k
Technology
Technology
$67,543
$68k
Professional
Professional
$66,619
$67k
Retail
Retail
$65,024
$65k

Project Specialist Salary History

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Project Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Project Specialist 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 Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
National Older Worker Career Center
National Older Worker Career Center
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$93,915
$93,915
06/25/2020
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$43,597
$43,597
06/19/2020
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$39,653
$39,653
06/18/2020
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Energy Technical Project Specialist
Energy Technical Project Specialist
Energy Technical Project Specialist
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$99,172
$99,172
05/29/2020
National Older Worker Career Center
National Older Worker Career Center
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$68,871
$68,871
05/20/2020
Inside Real Estate
Inside Real Estate
Customer Onboarding Project Specialist
Customer Onboarding Project Specialist
Customer Onboarding Project Specialist
05/13/2020
05/13/2020
$40,000
$40,000
05/13/2020
Research Project Specialist
Research Project Specialist
05/12/2020
05/12/2020
$53,000
$53,000
05/12/2020
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
04/28/2020
04/28/2020
$58,436
$58,436
04/28/2020
United States Courts
United States Courts
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
Project Specialist
04/26/2020
04/26/2020
$53,951
$53,951
04/26/2020
Program Project Specialist 1-Fleet Program Project Specialist(Job ID 55722)
Program Project Specialist 1-Fleet Program Project Specialist(Job ID 55722)
04/25/2020
04/25/2020
$31,110
$31,110
04/25/2020