Project manager

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

Average base salary
23.2k salaries reported, updated at May 28, 2020
per year
The average salary for a project manager is $86,095 per year in the United States and $13,500 cash bonus per year.
Additional compensation
Cash bonus
per year
Most common benefits
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Project Managers

  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Stock ownership plan
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance

Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,837 ratings

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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