How much does a Principal Project Manager make?

Updated 29 Jul 2021
£70,093 /yr
Average Base Pay

47 salaries

£51K

Low

£70K

Average

£97K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Principal Project Manager is £70,093 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Principal Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 47 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Project Manager employees.

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Principal Project Manager£70,093 /yr
L6
Senior Principal Project Manager£46,987 /yr
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Arm
4.1

Arm

Principal Project Manager

£89,713

 /yr
Range: £77K - £101K
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£77K

£101K

£76,730 - £100,774 Range

Amey
3.6

Amey

Principal Project Manager

£66,421

 /yr
Range: £64K - £75K

£64K

£75K

£63,828 - £75,153 Range

Experian
4

Experian

Principal Project Manager

£65,144

 /yr
Range: £65K - £86K

£65K

£86K

£65,000 - £86,324 Range

Carrington West
5

Carrington West

Principal Project Manager
About 

£52K -£57K

£52K

£57K

£52,271 - £56,737 Range

KBR
3.8

KBR

Principal Project Manager
About 

£115K -£127K

£115K

£127K

£114,977 - £126,666 Range

Mott MacDonald
4

Mott MacDonald

Principal Project Manager
About 

£68K -£80K

£68K

£80K

£68,397 - £80,049 Range

Capita
5

Capita

Principal Project Manager
About 

£54K -£75K

£54K

£75K

£54,033 - £74,617 Range

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Jacobs
3.8

Jacobs

Principal Project Manager
About 

£48K -£56K

£48K

£56K

£47,509 - £56,339 Range

Expleo Group
3.8

Expleo Group

Principal Project Manager
About 

£53K -£59K

£53K

£59K

£53,445 - £58,633 Range

Sky
4

Sky

Principal Project Manager
About 

£75K -£81K

£75K

£81K

£74,603 - £81,005 Range

Global Experience Specialists
3.7

Global Experience Specialists

Principal Project Manager
About 

£54K -£58K

£54K

£58K

£54,115 - £58,106 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Principal Project Manager
About 

£69K -£75K

£69K

£75K

£68,726 - £75,018 Range

Anson McCade
4.3

Anson McCade

Principal Project Manager
About 

£102K -£112K

£102K

£112K

£102,012 - £111,795 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Principal Project Manager
About 

£93K -£101K

£93K

£101K

£93,125 - £100,540 Range

Skedulo
4.4

Skedulo

Principal Project Manager
About 

£74K -£79K

£74K

£79K

£73,755 - £79,488 Range

Waters
3.9

Waters

Principal Project Manager
About 

£54K -£59K

£54K

£59K

£53,597 - £58,520 Range

Vanquis Bank
3.3

Vanquis Bank

Principal Project Manager
About 

£107K -£117K

£107K

£117K

£107,002 - £117,066 Range

National Grid
3.9

National Grid

Principal Project Manager
About 

£65K -£70K

£65K

£70K

£64,694 - £70,382 Range

Health in Wales
4.3

Health in Wales

Principal Project Manager
About 

£50K -£55K

£50K

£55K

£50,473 - £54,975 Range

Callcredit
2.9

Callcredit

Principal Project Manager
About 

£61K -£66K

£61K

£66K

£61,211 - £65,613 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Project Manager salaries

The national average salary for a a Principal Project Manager is £70,093 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Principal Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 47 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Project Manager employees.

The highest salary for a a Principal Project Manager in United Kingdom is £97,086 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Principal Project Manager in United Kingdom is £50,605 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent principal project manager salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£53,000
per year
A Principal Project Leader in the Cambridge Area area reported making £53,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£65,000
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the Leeds Area area reported making £65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£93,000
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the Cambridge Area area reported making £93,000 per year
Additional Pay
£12k cash bonus
£12k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£54,000
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the London Area area reported making £54,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£77,000
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the London Area area reported making £77,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£66,421
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the Swindon Area area reported making £66,421 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Swindon Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£51,485
per year
A Principal Project Planner in the York Area area reported making £51,485 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
York Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Non-profit Organisation
£80,510
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the Cambridge Area area reported making £80,510 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£94,191
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the Cambridge Area area reported making £94,191 per year
Additional Pay
£12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£100,774
per year
A Principal Project Manager in the Cambridge Area area reported making £100,774 per year
Additional Pay
£32k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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