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How Much Does a Project Supervisor Earn In The United States?

Project Supervisor Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$45,000
$74,000
$120,000
The average project supervisor makes about $74,438 per year. That's $35.79 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $45,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $120,000. Many of project supervisors seem to be drawn to technology and construction companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case project supervisors tend to work at manufacturing, media, and technology 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 Connecticut, Nevada and California pay project supervisors the highest salaries.
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Where Project Supervisors Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Project Supervisors Earn In Different Cities?

While a project supervisor can average a salary of $74,438 per year, or $35.79 per hour, there are many opportunities for project supervisors to make more. For example, in San Ramon, CA you might make $98,889 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Mansfield, OH and Austin, TX. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Ramon, CA where the average starting salary is $53,000. The highest paying states for project supervisors include Connecticut, Nevada and California. Meanwhile, Idaho, North Dakota, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Ramon, CA

Salary Range71k - 136k$99k$98,889

New York, NY

Salary Range61k - 112k$83k$83,037

Mansfield, OH

Salary Range57k - 107k$78k$78,472

Austin, TX

Salary Range51k - 110k$76k$75,606

Cheyenne, WY

Salary Range48k - 95k$68k$68,350

Bridgewater, NJ

Salary Range49k - 91k$67k$67,347

Denver, CO

Salary Range46k - 92k$65k$65,297

Richland, WA

Salary Range48k - 85k$64k$64,116

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range46k - 85k$63k$62,938

Waukegan, IL

Salary Range44k - 84k$62k$61,522
$31k
$136k

High Paying Project Supervisor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Project Supervisors The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a project supervisor, being employed by a company such as Pacific Gas and Electric Company or Southern California Gas Company would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Sanofi US and MP Nexlevel also report highly competitive salaries for project supervisors.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Salary Range103k - 111k$107k$107,311
Southern California Gas Company
Salary Range96k - 106k$101k$101,099
Sanofi US
Salary Range90k - 105k$97k$97,485
MP Nexlevel
Salary Range87k - 106k$97k$96,547
Pacific Architects and Engineers
Salary Range76k - 102k$88k$88,399
TechnipFMC
Salary Range80k - 95k$88k$87,791
Nucor
Salary Range81k - 93k$87k$87,288
Barrick Gold
Salary Range69k - 108k$87k$86,792
McKesson
Salary Range65k - 111k$86k$85,558
CACI International
Salary Range75k - 89k$82k$81,867
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$111k

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    How Much Do Project Supervisors Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a project supervisor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for project supervisors tend to be found in manufacturing, media, and technology companies. In fact, project supervisors can make a yearly salary of $78,232 while working for manufacturing companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range64k - 94k$78k$78,232

    Media

    Salary Range61k - 91k$75k$75,009

    Technology

    Salary Range56k - 88k$70k$70,467

    Retail

    Salary Range52k - 85k$67k$66,766

    Transportation

    Salary Range45k - 78k$60k$59,989

    Construction

    Salary Range47k - 76k$60k$59,961
    $45k
    $94k

    How Experience Affects Project Supervisor Salaries

    The salary for a project supervisor 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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