How much does a Project Manager I make in the United States? The average Project Manager I salary in the United States is $69,568 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $61,880 and $78,697. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Project Manager I

Project Manager I manages projects from planning through delivery. Liaises between project members, cross-functional teams, external vendors, and other stakeholders to ensure deliverables, requirements, schedules, cost, and meeting plans are communicated. Being a Project Manager I utilizes appropriate tools to plan project timelines, tasks, milestones, and deadlines. Communicates schedule and changes to all stakeholders. Additionally, Project Manager I plans and facilitates project meetings to align the project team to methods and goals and to track project tasks. Prepares agendas, meeting notes, and project summaries. Monitors task completion status to identify at risk project tasks and to develop mitigation plans. Allocates resources, budgets, and hours to the project and adjusts allocations when necessary. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. May require a project management certification. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Project Manager I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Project Manager I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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