Senior Project Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$117,000
$91,000
Min 10%
$117,000
Median 50%
$150,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
MongoDB
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a senior project manager make?
Senior Project Managers in the US make on average $117,570 annually or $56.52 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $150,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $91,000. Technology companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Senior Project Manager salaries are California, New Jersey, Alaska, West Virginia, and Rhode Island. Most Senior Project Managers spend 4.2 years in the position.

Average Senior Project Manager Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Project Manager in the United States is $117,570 per year or $56.52 per hour. Working in Palo Alto, CA as a Senior Project Manager will pay you the highest wages at around $144,065 per year. The Palo Alto, CA average entry-level salary for Senior Project Managers is $88,000. California, New Jersey, Alaska, West Virginia, and Rhode Island are the states with the highest payscale for Senior Project Managers. Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas, Indiana, and Mississippi are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Senior Project Manager Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Senior Project Manager Salary By Company

There is good job security in Senior Project Manager positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Project Managers are Technology companies and Professional companies. MongoDB and Appirio are the highest paying companies. Companies like Warby Parker and Apttus also report very competitive wages for Senior Project Managers.
Company
Average Salary
$346,411
$346k
$343,091
$343k
$337,306
$337k
$337,159
$337k

Average Senior Project Manager Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Project Manager works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Technology companies, and Telecommunication companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Project Managers. Health Care companies pay Senior Project Managers an average salary of $130,570, Technology companies pay $116,389, and Telecommunication companys come in at $115,639. The average salary for Senior Project Managers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $110,151.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$130,570
$131k
Technology
Technology
$116,389
$116k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$115,639
$116k
Finance
Finance
$114,322
$114k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$110,151
$110k

Senior Project Manager Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Senior Project Manager Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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04/28/2020
$60,000
Senior Project Manager
04/24/2020
$108,524
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04/22/2020
$122,300
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04/22/2020
$78,857
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Project Manager
04/20/2020
$125,220
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Project Manager
04/20/2020
$160,000
Management Decisions, Inc.
Senior Project Manager
04/20/2020
$146,090
Crossroads Consulting
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04/19/2020
$90,000
Senior Project Manager, Product Stewardship
04/17/2020
$104,350
Project Manager/Sr. Consultant
04/16/2020
$100,000
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