Project management specialists

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2019 Workforce
655k
Average Age
43.6
Average Salary
$92,208
Average Male Salary
$99,197
Average Female Salary
$83,559

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Project management specialists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Project management specialists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Project management specialists, by average wage, is Petroleum refining. Project management specialists are paid most in Gwinnett County (Central)Lawrenceville City PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Babylon Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$92,208
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,655

In 2019, Project management specialists earned an average of $92,208, $36,684 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes make somewhat more than Project management specialists while Industrial production managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Project management specialists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.284
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Project management specialists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.284, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Project management specialists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Project management specialists.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Project management specialists, by number of employees, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Management, scientific & technical consulting services, and Computer Systems Design.

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Industries by Share

655k
2019 Workforce
± 19,828
-8.26%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 4.57%

The number of people employed as Project management specialists has been declining at a rate of -8.26%, from 713,983 people in 2018 to 655,038 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Project management specialists employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Project management specialists at  8.82%, followed by Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 5.63% and Computer Systems Design with 4.8%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Project management specialists in the US. The average age of male Project management specialists in the workforce is 44.4 and of female Project management specialists is 42.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Project management specialists is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

362k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 14,760
293k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 13,271

55.3% of Project management specialists are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Project management specialists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Project management specialists
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

72% of Project management specialists are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.08% of Project management specialists, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Project management specialists.

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Age by Gender

44.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.487
42.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.519

The median age of Project management specialists is 43.6, and Male employees are generally 1.68 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Project management specialists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Project management specialists is Business but a relatively high number of Project management specialists hold a major in Architecture and Related Services.

Majors

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