Software Project Manager

Software Project Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$107,000
$81,000
Min 10%
$107,000
Median 50%
$142,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Open Systems Technologies
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a software project manager make?
As a Software Project Manager in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $107,852 per year or $51.85 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 61,000. The top 10 percent earn over $142,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $81,000 annually. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Software Project Managers. Some of the states with the best Software Project Manager salaries are District of Columbia, Washington, California, Virginia, and New York. The typical employment for a Software Project Manager is 3.3 years.

Average Software Project Manager Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Software Project Manager in the United States is $107,852 per year or $51.85 per hour. Working in San Jose, CA as a Software Project Manager will pay you the highest wages at around $144,875 per year. Even as an entry-level Software Project Manager, you will make $94,000 per year in San Jose, CA. District of Columbia, Washington, California, Virginia, and New York are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Vermont, West Virginia, Alaska, Maine, and Wyoming report the lowest wages for Software Project Managers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$144,875
2
Bellevue, WA
$127,919
3
New York, NY
$121,274
4
Houston, TX
$117,554
5
Las Vegas, NV
$111,483

Average Software Project Manager Salary By Company

Software Project Managers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Open Systems Technologies and Baha Industries are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Robert Bosch and Cisco Systems pay their Software Project Managers very well.

Average Software Project Manager Pay By Industry

Software Project Manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Utilities companies, Telecommunication companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Software Project Managers. Utilities companies pay their Software Project Managers the highest wages, averaging $125,476 per year. Telecommunication companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $112,484 and $110,279, respectively. At $99,353, the average salary for Software Project Managers in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$125,476
2
Telecommunication
$112,484
3
Professional
$110,279
4
Retail
$109,692
5
Manufacturing
$106,301

Recently Added Software Project Manager Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Randstad
Software Project Manager
01/29/2020
$104,350
Robert Half
Software Project Manager
11/18/2019
$114,785
Aerotek
Software Project Manager
09/25/2019
$90,000
National Computing Group
Software Project Manager
08/31/2019
$135,655
Robert Half
Software Project Manager
08/23/2019
$75,000
Robert Half
Software Project Manager
08/02/2019
$80,000
Aerotek
Software Project Manager
08/02/2019
$90,000
National Security Agency (NSA)
Software Project Manager
07/01/2019
$70,519
Chocolate Software LLC
Software Project Manager
06/11/2019
$85,000