Information Technology Project Managers

8.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $45.80 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 19% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Information Technology Project Managers' job openings is expected to rise 10.1% by 2031
'Information Technology Project Managers' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Information Technology Project Managers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Information Technology Project Managers' was $95,270, or $45.80 hourly
'Information Technology Project Managers' are paid 108.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as information technology project managers?

As of 2021 there were 370,190 people employed as Information Technology Project Managers within the United States.
This represents around 0.26% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 380 people are employed as Information Technology Project Managers.

Job description

Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

SOC Code: 15-1299.09


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