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Project Specialist
$47K-$57K / yr. (est.)
$47K
$52,324 / year
$58K
Average base salary
The salary information provided is based on data collected from various reliable sources and may vary depending on individual qualifications and other factors.

About Project Specialist

What does a Project Specialist do?

As project specialists, we make and finalize the goals for the projects and find the ways that will help us achieve those goals. Monitoring the process, evaluating reports, and scheduling meetings to ensure the timely completion of the project are our responsibilities as well. Also, we record important decisions made in the meeting and prepare the reports for senior management. Other than these tasks, we ensure that the team members meet deadlines and are working effectively. We prepare and manage budgets as well.

Core tasks:

  • creating presentations for senior management
  • preparing the progress reports
  • recording and reporting important decisions made in the meeting

Insights

How Many Years of Experience Do Professionals Need Before Becoming Project Specialist?
On average, people work 7+ years in other positions prior to becoming a Project Specialist.
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Project AssistantMiami, FL - 9 months ago
😀 This infographic just ruined my mood. No way I'm spending 7 more years working elsewhere!
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Junior Project SpecialistSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
πŸ€” Is this a rule or just an average? Seems like I might have to wait around for years before moving up!
How Long Do Project Specialist Employees Typically Stay in Their Roles?
On average, Project Specialists works in this position for 3-5 years across multiple employers.
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Software EngineerSan Francisco, CA - 9 months ago
Hold up! πŸ’ Maybe things are different in other industries, but here in the tech world, Project Specialists often change jobs frequently, as there's high demand for their skill set.
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NurseHouston, TX - 9 months ago
Honestly, why's everyone so riled up? πŸ™„ As a nurse, I've seen some Project Specialists switch jobs, and some stick to one for a long time. It all depends on the individual's circumstances.
What Is the Job Hopper Score for Project Specialist Employees?
Moderate job changes in Project Specialist, showing some career movement without excessive turnover.
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Nurse PractitionerNew York City, NY - 9 months ago
πŸ‘Ž As a healthcare professional, I must say the HR Manager's comment is baseless. Project Specialist can provide a solid foundation for healthcare project management roles.
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Software EngineerSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
πŸ™Œ Project Specialist is a crucial role in software development, responsible for coordinating and ensuring the success of projects. It's not just a 'stepping stone'!

Career path

Path to job

Discover a Project Specialist's areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.
Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Project Specialist typically studied at.
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Demographics

What Is the Age and Gender Ratio of Project Specialist Employees?
Gender ratio in Project Specialist position: 0.50545251188368 Male and 0.49454748811632 Female. Age ratio in Project Specialist position: 16-20: 7%, 21-30: 63%, 31-40: 19%, 41-50: 7%, 51-60: 3%, 60+: 1%. Project Specialist position is predominantly male (50.5%) with the largest age group being 21-30 years old, followed by 31-40 years old.
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Project SpecialistMiami, FL - 9 months ago
Woah, this representation is wild! 63% of Project Specialists are aged 21-30?! Are we limiting growth opportunities for younger or older individuals? 😱
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Project SpecialistSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
Interesting statistics. Something feels off though with all the data presented. Are we fostering an inclusive and varied environment as Project Specialists? πŸ€”

Workplaces

Who Are the Top Employers for Project Specialist?
Top employers of Project Specialist position: Convergint, FEMA, Graybar. People who work in Project Specialist position most typically go on to work for the Convergint.
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Project SpecialistSan Francisco, CA - 9 months ago
πŸ‘Ž I would never recommend working at Convergint as a Project Specialist. Terrible work-life balance and no appreciation for the hard work. Stay away!
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Project SpecialistSeattle, WA - 9 months ago
I agree with you, Chicago! Working at FEMA as a Project Specialist is highly rewarding. Each workplace has its own environment, so everyone's experience can differ.
Convergint
FEMA
Graybar
What Industries Does Project Specialist Typically Have Experience In?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Project Specialist: Manufacturing, Retail, Professional / Scientific / Technical, Information Technology, Health Care. Project Specialist employees most likely come from a Manufacturing industry background.
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Project SpecialistHouston, TX - 9 months ago
Being a Project Specialist in the information technology industry requires constant learning and keeping up with the latest tech trends. It's both rewarding and exhausting. πŸ˜“
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Project SpecialistPhiladelphia, PA - 9 months ago
I'm a Project Specialist in the healthcare sector, and the pressure is real! The stakes are high, and I'm often working overtime to ensure the success of complex projects. 😱

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Do a lot of women work as a Project Specialist?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
50% are women in this profession.
What is the most common age of a Project Specialist?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
29 is the average age of people working as a Project Specialist.
How much experience is typically required to work as a Project Specialist?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
On average, people have 7 years of experience when they start working as a Project Specialist
Which industries should a Project Specialist consider working in?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Retail is typical for a Project Specialist to work in.
Is a degree needed to work as a Project Specialist?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Bachelor of Science degree is the typical for a Project Specialist
Which company are you working for as a Project Specialist?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Convergint, FEMA, Graybar, Lowe's and Syneos Health (Previously INC Research/inVentiv Health) employs the most people in the Project Specialist role.
How long do people usually work as a Project Specialist when they switch to another position?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
A Project Specialist typically changes positions after 4 years.
Is it frequent for people to switch companies and still work as a Project Specialist?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
a Project Specialist is not a typical job hopper, but might change companies.
What do people usually work as before switching to Project Specialist?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Most people come from Project Manager, Project Coordinator or Administrative Assistant roles
What typical professions people working as a Project Specialist switch to?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Changing from a Project Specialist to Project Manager, Project Coordinator or Business Analyst is a typical career path.
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