Project Management

Career Options

Project managers can work in any industry, from real estate to construction, education, and government.  Project management careers are highly portable because the skills used are easily transferable to any industry.

Project Management Potential

Project managers are in need in many industries, and growth in a particular industry will create more demand for people with these skills.

Average Project Management Salaries in Chicago

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®: $106,446
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®: $62,672
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®: $108,857


Note: actual salaries vary by location, education, experience, and other factors. Students are encouraged to conduct their own salary research when considering career options.


PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PMI-ACP, and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.