How much does a Project Manager make in the United States?

Average Project Manager Yearly Salary in the United States

Project Managers earn an average yearly salary of $66,178. Salaries typically start from $30,000 and go up to $110,000.

Average Project Manager Hourly Wage in the United States

Project Managers earn an average hourly wage of $31.82. Hourly wages typically start from $14.42 and go up to $52.88.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

93%
Full-Time
7%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.3
SCORE
3348
RATINGS
Project Managers average a score of 3.3 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Project Managers in the 76th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Project Manager Earnings by Seniority

Top End Project Manager Earnings

The highest earning Project Managers in the United States earn:

$52.88
an hour
$110,000
per year
Senior Project Manager Earnings

Senior Project Managers in the United States earn:

$40.38
an hour
$84,000
per year
Experienced Project Manager Earnings

Experienced Project Managers in the United States earn:

$28.85
an hour
$60,000
per year
Junior Project Manager Earnings

Junior Project Managers in the United States earn:

$20.19
an hour
$42,000
per year
Starting Project Manager Earnings

Starting Project Managers in the United States earn:

$14.42
an hour
$30,000
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Project Manager Salary Comparison

Project Managers earn more than 37% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Sales Manager Salary $74k
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Fundraising Manager Salary $73k
Mail Superintendent Salary $71k
Marketing Manager Salary $70k
Project Manager Salary $66k
Range Manager Salary $65k
Farm Manager Salary $60k
Entrepreneur Salary $57k
Franchise Owner Salary $57k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Project Manager salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Project Manager Salary in Washington $37.98 $78,991.8 # 1
Project Manager Salary in District of Columbia $36.46 $75,846.2 # 2
Project Manager Salary in North Carolina $35.14 $73,094.2 # 3
Project Manager Salary in New Jersey $34.46 $71,684.8 # 4
Project Manager Salary in Virginia $34.35 $71,450 # 5
Project Manager Salary in Missouri $34.03 $70,780 # 6
Project Manager Salary in Maryland $33.32 $69,300.7 # 7
Project Manager Salary in Colorado $33.28 $69,222.9 # 8
Project Manager Salary in New York $33.23 $69,110.6 # 9
Project Manager Salary in California $32.95 $68,536.2 # 10
Project Manager Salary in Georgia $32.72 $68,049.6 # 11
Project Manager Salary in Pennsylvania $32.11 $66,797 # 12
Project Manager Salary in Texas $31.95 $66,450 # 13
Project Manager Salary in Minnesota $31.88 $66,310 # 14
Project Manager Salary in United States $31.82 $66,177.7 # 15
Project Manager Salary in Illinois $31.18 $64,850.3 # 16
Project Manager Salary in Ohio $30.25 $62,924.4 # 17
Project Manager Salary in Utah $30.21 $62,846 # 18
Project Manager Salary in Oregon $30.11 $62,623.3 # 19
Project Manager Salary in Arizona $29.22 $60,774.5 # 20
Project Manager Salary in Michigan $28.88 $60,066.7 # 21
Project Manager Salary in Massachusetts $28.76 $59,825.5 # 22
Project Manager Salary in Tennessee $27.54 $57,285.7 # 23
Project Manager Salary in Florida $26.37 $54,858.9 # 24