The average salary for project managers varies widely based on the state in which you work, experience level, and certifications earned.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, project management specialists earn an average annual salary of $101,610 per year ($48.85 per hour).*
Earn PMP certification to increase your potential. The Project Management Institute reports project professionals who earn PMP certification earn a 16% higher median salary.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.