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IT Project Manager Salary

IT Project Manager Job Description

An IT project manager is a growing and vital position to many businesses. These people are responsible for countless aspects of designing and implementing information technology from conception to completion. They are not only directly responsible for keeping employees on task and focused throughout the beginning of a project, but also ensuring that the project is completed both within budgetary considerations and deadline. As such, it should not be a surprise that they must be able to solve highly complex scenarios and problems related to both the hardware and information that they are handling. Strong communication skills are also a must, especially since this position requires organizing computers for business and communication activities so that the entire network can run efficiently and reliably, and so that all users ranging from other employees to clients to customers have the best experience possible.

At the very least, an IT project manager must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. However, many positions require a graduate degree or professional certificate. There are two main certifications available: the Project Management Professional (PMP) and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM).

The outlook for IT project managers is good, with an expected 15% growth through the year 2024. The median salary of project managers working in IT was approximately $85,000 a year in 2017.

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Compare IT Project Manager salaries by region

IT Project Managers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and France. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. San Diego
  2. $155,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $139,293
  5. Seattle
  6. $139,166
  7. New York
  8. $126,840
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $124,000
  11. Boston
  12. $122,687
  13. Dallas/Ft Worth
  14. $120,000
  15. Chicago
  16. $114,444
  17. Denver
  18. $110,000
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $109,900
  21. Toronto
  22. C$103,333
  23. London
  24. £103,321
  25. Austin
  26. $91,875
  27. France
  28. €56,558
  1. San Diego
  2. $155,000
  3. SF Bay Area
  4. $139,293
  5. Seattle
  6. $139,166
  7. New York
  8. $126,840
  9. Los Angeles
  10. $124,000
  11. Boston
  12. $122,687
  13. Dallas/Ft Worth
  14. $120,000
  15. Chicago
  16. $114,444
  17. Denver
  18. $110,000
  19. Washington D.C.
  20. $109,900
  21. Toronto
  22. C$103,333
  23. London
  24. £103,321
  25. Austin
  26. $91,875
  27. France
  28. €56,558
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