Project Management Jobs in New Jersey

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New Jersey Ranks:
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in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
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in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
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in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
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in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
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in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
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in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary

For plentiful jobs and top-ranked salaries, head to New Jersey, which also happens to boast great beaches and the distinction of being the Diner Capital of the World. When it comes to pay for project management professionals, you can hardly go wrong. Construction managers earn 164% of the national average salary in Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, and transportation, storage, and distribution managers make 124% of the median salary in Trenton-Ewing. However, what boosts these averages upward is the powerhouse of the Northern New Jersey-New York-Long Island metropolitan area, dominating most of the country in wages for architectural and engineering managers, computer and information systems managers, industrial production managers, and natural sciences managers.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,870 $136,860 113%
Construction Managers 5,010 $114,680 139%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4,960 $134,120 107%
Industrial Production Managers 4,940 $109,700 123%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 4,820 $96,010 117%
Natural Sciences Managers 2,990 $154,960 134%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 7,060 $136,320 109%
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 400 $119,920 96%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 240 $134,080 107%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 31,130 $143,800 119%
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 1,180 $121,880 101%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 220 $118,820 98%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 12,180 $111,160 134%
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 260 $105,090 127%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 90 $117,060 141%
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 50 $135,780 164%
Ocean City, NJ 40 $104,390 126%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 5,690 $109,860 123%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 50 $89,520 100%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3,510 $151,640 131%
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 390 $132,360 114%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 5,630 $100,150 122%
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 200 $101,130 124%
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 60 $96,140 117%
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 60 $89,290 109%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012