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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, France, and New York. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $147,118
  3. Seattle
  4. $136,500
  5. San Diego
  6. $135,000
  7. New York
  8. $132,166
  9. Austin
  10. $130,000
  11. Boston
  12. $129,250
  13. Dallas/Ft Worth
  14. $120,000
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $118,315
  17. Los Angeles
  18. $118,200
  19. Chicago
  20. $116,250
  21. Toronto
  22. C$115,454
  23. London
  24. £111,684
  25. France
  26. €56,000
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $147,118
  3. Seattle
  4. $136,500
  5. San Diego
  6. $135,000
  7. New York
  8. $132,166
  9. Austin
  10. $130,000
  11. Boston
  12. $129,250
  13. Dallas/Ft Worth
  14. $120,000
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $118,315
  17. Los Angeles
  18. $118,200
  19. Chicago
  20. $116,250
  21. Toronto
  22. C$115,454
  23. London
  24. £111,684
  25. France
  26. €56,000
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Where IT Project Managers are highest in demand

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