Most companies are looking for candidates with a bachelors degree in either computer science or engineering, and for more senior positions, an advanced degree in the field is typically preferred. Techpros places project manager candidates at jobs throughout the Boston area, as well as a handful of jobs elsewhere in Massachusetts and throughout the East Coast.
Want to get a sense of the different job prospects for software project managers as they grow and gain experience in the software industry? The below table provides some rough guidelines as to the different types of project managers that firms are looking for. Techpros helps to place candidates at all experience levels to help them find jobs that fully utilize their skill set and pay them appropriately. Of course, the below information varies from job to job, but it provides a rough estimate of what software project managers can expect.
|Job Title||Education||Experience||Pay Scale|
|Entry Level Software Project Manager||BS in Comp Sci or Engineering||0 years||$60,000-$80,000|
|Software Project Manager||BS in Comp Sci or Engineering||3-5 years||$80,000- $100,000|
|Senior Software Project Manager||Advanced degree in Comp Sci or Engineering||5-10+ years||$100,000- $140,000|
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