Project Management Jobs in West Virginia

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West Virginia Ranks:
35
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
35
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
37
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
40
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
50
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
50
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary

West Virginia, also known as the Mountain State, offers project managers salaries on the scale of a molehill. Two fields, computer and information systems managers and transportation, storage, and distribution managers, score 50th in the nation for median salaries statewide, with average salaries of $81,000 and $59,000 respectively. If you are going to pursue project management in West Virginia, consider industrial production management in the Parkersburg metropolitan area or in Morgantown, where average salaries range from $96,000 to $98,000. Overall, Parkersburg and Charleston are the cities with the highest employment of project managers.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Construction Managers 870 $73,570 89%
Industrial Production Managers 740 $83,610 94%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 680 $81,600 67%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 510 $59,340 73%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 380 $106,210 85%
Natural Sciences Managers 230 $93,460 81%
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
Charleston, WV 120 $94,540 76%
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 40 $109,840 88%
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
Morgantown, WV 130 $101,920 84%
Charleston, WV 100 $71,550 59%
Wheeling, WV-OH 60 $94,330 78%
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 50 $92,920 77%
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
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 200 $81,680 99%
Charleston, WV 140 $74,220 90%
Wheeling, WV-OH 60 $70,050 85%
Morgantown, WV 50 $77,440 94%
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
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 160 $98,130 110%
Charleston, WV 90 $82,890 93%
Wheeling, WV-OH 80 $78,690 88%
Morgantown, WV 60 $96,820 109%
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
Charleston, WV 30 $68,700 59%
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
Charleston, WV 140 $56,140 69%
Morgantown, WV 50 $66,230 81%
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 30 $50,960 62%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012