Project Management Salary Survey

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Do you know your earning potential? With our Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, Ninth Edition you have access to the most comprehensive look at the average project manager’s salary—around the world. 

Earning Power reports on compensation across many variables, such as country, position, industry, years of experience, type of project, and Project Management Professional (PMP)® status.


The free report features:

  • A summary of salary data from 26,000 project management professionals in 34 countries
  • Data cross-tabulated by eight positions and 15 demographic variables
  • Reported salary increases over the past year
  • Expected salary increases for the next year
  • Information on benefit packages, work environments and project management career paths 

Because of sampling constraints, salary information is not available for all positions in every geographic location.

Countries Surveyed

Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Key Demographics

  • Country of employment
  • Position description
  • Years of work experience
  • Years worked in key techniques
  • Years worked in project management
  • Highest formal education level obtained
  • Degree in project management
  • PMP® status
  • Gender
  • Department/function
  • Industry
  • Type of project
  • Number of employees in entire organization
  • Average project team size
  • Typical project budget
  • Training per year


Top Salaries Infographic

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