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The Average Salary of a Project Coordinator

Growth Trends for Related Jobs

Project coordinators work to complete projects by managing staff, tasks and material resources in such fields as architecture, engineering or research and development. According to PayScale, as of September 2010, nearly 69 percent of these positions are held by women.

Basics

The total salary of a project coordinator runs from $34,509 to $51,776 as of September 2010, according to PayScale. Popular industries for this job include public health research, which pays $36,011 to $51,722, and software development, which offers $35,546 to $51,217.

Experience

More experience means more salary with new employees having a beginning yearly salary of $31,868 to $40,691 as of September 2010. At one to four years of experience, they earn $34,696 to $47,711, and at five to nine years, they make $38,777 to $54,693. At 10 to 19 years, they get $41,523 to $58,851, and at 20 years or more, they receive $46,307 to $75,693.

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Location

Location can affect salary, with Washington, District of Columbia, showing the highest levels at $38,887 to $62,667 in September 2010, followed by Houston at $37,552 to $59,637. Chicago pays $36,410 to $48,185, and Los Angeles offers $39,529 to $54,386.

About the Author

Aurelio Locsin has been writing professionally since 1982. He published his first book in 1996 and is a frequent contributor to many online publications, specializing in consumer, business and technical topics. Locsin holds a Bachelor of Arts in scientific and technical communications from the University of Washington.

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