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Posted by APM on 16th Aug 2016

Following the release of the APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2016, APM is pleased to report the average salaries per role enjoyed project professionals across the UK.

By publishing these figures, APM allows its members and other project professionals to rank their earnings against the national average and ensure their career path is aligned to desired salaries. For corporations, the figures allow recruiters to ensure they are rewarding their project team to the correct level when compared to industry average.

APM’s Salary and Market Trends Survey 2016 is the largest of its kind in the UK with insights from almost 5,000 project professionals across multiple sectors. The report offers an in-depth insight into the profession and allows us to see current growth and trends throughout the industry. Download the report here

Job role

Base salary (Median)

Academic or trainer


Assistant Project Manager


Business or Systems Analyst


Change Manager


Company Director or Board Member




Portfolio Manager


Programme Manager


Programme or Project Office Manager


Programme or Project Office Support


Programme or Project Planner


Project Administrator


Project Coordinator


Project Manager


Recruiter or HR







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