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Project manager salary in United States

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

Average base salary

$84,149
Average $84,149
Low $54,003
High $131,122
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a project manager is $84,149 per year in the United States. 32k salaries reported, updated at January 25, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Project Managers in United States

  1. ExxonMobil
    3.9
    5,078 reviews10 salaries reported
    $247,206per year
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Highest paying cities for Project Managers near United States

  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $100,783 per year
    284 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $97,070 per year
    264 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $95,536 per year
    800 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $91,008 per year
    456 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $90,920 per year
    427 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $88,143 per year
    269 salaries reported
  1. Washington, DC
    $87,449 per year
    502 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $87,007 per year
    599 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $86,133 per year
    282 salaries reported
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Where can a Project Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Project Managers

Top skills
Yardi
+58.97%salary
Top certifications
PgMP
+24.74%salary
+16.53%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
10 jobs27
2,840 jobs5,287
389 jobs676
188 jobs351
223 jobs378
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Most common benefits for Project Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Program Manager

37,705 job openings

Average $70,667 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Project Manager

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