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Information Technology Project Managers

General Information

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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit67.51%
  2. State and local government15.62%
  3. Private, not for profit8.89%
  4. Self-employed3.99%
  5. Federal government3.93%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$98,740

State-by-state Salary

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$128,170
$46,420
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 38%
  • Associate's degree 23%
  • Post baccalaureate 19%
  • Master's degree 9%
  • Post-secondary certificate 9%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management
  • Engineering and Technology

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