SOFTWARE PROJECT LEADER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$114,000
$86,000
Min 10%
$114,000
Median 50%
$150,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
KBR
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a software project leader make?
The national average salary for a Software Project Leader in the U.S. is $114,149 annually or $54.88 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 64,000. The top 10 percent earn over $150,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $86,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Software Project Leaders are Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. States with the highest Software Project Leader salaries include California, Washington, Nevada, Oregon, and Delaware. The typical employment in the position spans 3.8 years.
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Average Software Project Leader Salary By Company

Software Project Leader jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Software Project Leaders are Technology companies and Manufacturing companies. Companies like KBR or Magneti Marelli Powertrain USA LLC will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Apple and Bruker also pay high salaries to their Software Project Leaders.

Average Software Project Leader Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Software Project Leader in the USA is $114,149 annually or $54.88 hourly. The city with the highest Software Project Leader salary is Mountain View, CA at $139,286 per year. The average entry-level salary in Mountain View, CA is $93,000. California, Washington, Nevada, Oregon, and Delaware are the top 5 highest earning states for Software Project Leaders. The lowest earning states are Vermont, Arkansas, Tennessee, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Mountain View, CA
$139,286
2
Kennewick, WA
$112,343
3
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
$105,934
4
Branford, CT
$105,201
5
Reston, VA
$103,349

Average Software Project Leader Salary By Industry

Software Project Leader salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Insurance companies, Automotive companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Software Project Leaders. Salaries for Software Project Leaders in Insurance companies average $121,329 annually, while Automotive companies and Professional companies pay $117,875 and $116,449, respectively. The types of companies that pay Software Project Leaders the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $96,776.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Insurance
$121,329
2
Automotive
$117,875
3
Professional
$116,449
4
Technology
$115,651
5
Internet
$113,939

RECENTLY ADDED Software Project Leader SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Software Project Leader
06/08/2019
$135,655
Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC
Senior Software Project Leader
03/18/2019
$112,765