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Project Controls Manager

Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Where to Apply

Project Controls Manager

Project Controls Manager

The Project Controls Manager is responsible for project monitoring, providing the project manager, the client, and senior management with information on the scope, progress, costs and forecast completion, and ultimate spending while actively managing project risks. Typically, the PCM has a team of resources to help manage all of their responsibilities, such as a Project Planner, Cost Engineer and Risk Practitioner. This support may or may not be centrally pooled resources via a Project Management Office (PMO).

Salary: xxxxx per year

Job Satisfaction: Very High

Transferability: Very High

Education: Degree

Job Growth: High

Personality: xxxx

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2. Starting Salary
3. Salary Rank
4. Salary Range
5. Highest Paying
6. Related Careers


Average Salary

$93,107 (£65,885)

Average Hourly Rate

$49.64 (£35.00)

Project Control Managers with little to no experience tend to make between $53,353 (£42,000) and £80,000 while the more experienced ones can earn over £104,000 per year.

One of the easiest ways to increase your salary as a Project Control Manager is to climb the career ladder. Training courses, as well as experience, will help here.

Additionally, if you are willing and able to move location you could find a pay rise by moving to a higher profile project in the nuclear new build or nuclear defence segments of the nuclear industry.

Find out more at our 'how much do project control managers earn' page.

Starting Salary

Entry-Level Salary

$35,000 (£25,000)

Entry-Level Hourly Rate


Entry-level Project Controls Managers with little to no experience can expect to make around $35,000 per year.

Just like any other job, the salary of a Project Controls Manager will increase as they become more experienced.

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