Project Manager Salary in the US

$75,200
per year
per month
$6,270
per month
per year
Bonus
$9,700/year
Bonus
$810/month

Project Manager - Average Salary

The average salary for a Project Manager is $75,200 per year ($6,270 per month), which is $21,710 (+41%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Project Manager can expect an average starting salary of $51,100. The highest salaries can exceed $125,260.
$51,100
Low
$75,200
Average salary
$125,260
High
$4,260
Low
$6,270
Average salary
$10,440
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$1,270
$70,500
$142,260
Salary$51,100 - 125,260
Bonus$1,270 - 17,000
Total Pay$52,370 - 142,260
$110
$5,880
$11,860
Salary$4,260 - 10,440
Bonus$110 - 1,420
Total Pay$4,370 - 11,860

Project Manager Salary Range

Low
$51,100
Average salary
$75,200
Experienced
$87,510
High
$125,260
Low
$4,260
Average salary
$6,270
Experienced
$7,290
High
$10,440
Among Project Managers in the US, Jr Project Managers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced professionals like Sr Project Managers and Certified Project Managers with a PMP Certification enjoy the highest salaries.

Project Manager - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Pharmaceutical Project Manager$105K/year
+39% 
Engineering Project Manager$97K/year
+29% 
Senior Project Manager$88K/year
+17% 
Technical Project Manager$82K/year
+9% 
Implementation Project Manager$67K/year
 -11%
Clinical Project Manager$61K/year
 -19%
Real Estate Project Manager$56K/year
 -25%
Environmental Project Manager$53K/year
 -29%
Junior Project Manager$53K/year
 -30%
Associate Project Manager$52K/year
 -31%
Marketing Project Manager$51K/year
 -32%
Assistant Project Manager$42K/year
 -44%

Project Manager - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Project Manager with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $54,800 per year. A mid level Project Manager with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $73,480, while an experienced Project Manager with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $86,320. Project Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn $92,300 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Project Manager

Late Career▲ +23%
Experienced▲ +15%
Average Salary$75,200/year
Mid Level▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
38%
Male
62%

Project Manager - Jobs by Location

Project Manager - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Project Manager jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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