Project manager earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level project manager earnings begin at:

$60.59 per hour

$126,035 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level project manager earnings begin at:

$39.94 per hour

$83,081 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level project manager earnings begin at:

$29.37 per hour

$61,082 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level project manager earnings begin at:

$24.53 per hour

$51,028 per year

10th percentile

Starting level project manager earnings begin at:

$22.65 per hour

$47,117 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Project manager salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $81,119
Maryland $67,367
Virginia $66,815
Utah $66,523
North Carolina $65,136
Missouri $63,576
Pennsylvania $63,022
Washington $62,799
Arizona $62,298
New Jersey $61,532
Ohio $61,395
Minnesota $61,082
New York $58,952
Colorado $58,561
California $58,422
Georgia $58,152
Texas $58,144
Massachusetts $57,439
Oregon $56,027
Illinois $54,264
Michigan $53,000
Tennessee $51,009
Wisconsin $50,000
Florida $48,012

How do project manager salaries compare to similar careers?

Project managers earn 9% more than similar careers in Minnesota. On average, they make less than marketing managers but more than office managers.

Career Median Salary
Marketing manager salary $57K
Project manager salary $61K
Consultant salary $74K
Entrepreneur salary $45K
Sales manager salary $46K
Office manager salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)