Project Management Institute

Leveling the Field

Women Can Follow these Tips to Thrive in Project Management

The gender gap is real—from salaries to C-suite leadership. There's a wide gulf in project management pay, according to PMI's Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey 10th Edition. In each of the more than 30 countries surveyed for the 2017 report, the average salary for men is greater than the average salary for women. And in the broader business world, only 24 percent of senior roles are held by women, according to a 2018 global Grant Thornton study. What can women do to help ensure they beat these dismal odds and thrive in project management and business?
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