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

20.6k salaries reported, updated at June 22, 2021
$76,855
per year

The average salary for a project manager is $76,855 per year in the United States and $13,500 cash bonus per year.

Cash bonus
$13,500
per year

Most common benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health savings account
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Most common benefits for Project Managers

  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health savings account
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
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67% of Project managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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