Project Management Salary Survey

Can you identify your earning potential? With our Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, Ninth Edition you have the right to explore the most comprehensive insight at the average project manager’s salary—around the globe.

Earning Power reports on salary payments 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 synopsis of compensation structure from 26,000 project management professionals in 34 countries
  • Details 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 reward and benefit salary packages, work culture and environment and career path in project management.

However, due to sampling constraints, salary details are unavailable 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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