Project Lead salary in the United States

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Based on 747 income tax records
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How much do Project Leads make?
The average total salary for a Project Lead is $71,500 per year. This is based on data from 747 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Project Lead and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Project Lead salary can vary between $30,000 to $167,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Project Lead demographics in United States

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51% are single
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49% are married
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38% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Project Leads in United States

747 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a project lead in the United States is $71,500 per year. Project lead salaries in the United States can vary between $30,000 to $167,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 747 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as project lead.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for project leads in the United States: Boston Metro Area, MA ($99,500 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($96,000 a year), and Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($91,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.