Project Management Jobs in Washington, D.C.

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District Of Columbia Ranks:
1
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
2
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
2
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
8
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
9
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
9
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary

Pursuing a career as a project management professional in Washington, D.C. is a capital idea. Across the board, the wages are not only competitive, but rank in the top 10 nationally. Leading the pack by far is the field of transportation, storage, and distribution management, where the average annual earnings approach $128,000, or 156% of the national median salary. Construction management professionals are a close runner-up, making almost $108,000, or 130% of the national average. The most jobs are in computer and information systems management, which pay an average wage of $140,000.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 3,340 $140,260 116%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 1,970 $133,260 107%
Natural Sciences Managers 950 $127,380 110%
Construction Managers 880 $107,810 130%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 420 $127,890 156%
Industrial Production Managers 50 $95,740 107%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012