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Project Management Industry Overview


The best projects managers are like axels -- they smoothly link management, clients and staff to keep projects rolling. To be successful in a project management job, you’ll need people skills, business acumen and technical competence.

Project management job opportunities are found in many different industries at all types of organizations that need short-term programs and projects directed. Jobs in project management include those for technology project managers, construction project managers, engineering project managers, financial services project managers, telecom project managers and multimedia project managers.

Project Management Job Market


Slow economic growth, shifting global market priorities and a push for innovation will increase the need for project management, creating program management and portfolio management jobs, according to a survey from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

PMI also predicts an increase in agile and extreme project management work.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says project management jobs in IT and construction will grow about as fast as the average for all jobs. For IT project managers, cloud computing will reduce jobs, while a recent trend to move offshored jobs back to low-cost US locations will increase jobs in coming years, the BLS says.

Over the next decade, Baby Boomer construction project managers will retire in substantial numbers, creating room for younger project manager job seekers, the BLS reports. With the real estate market having reached bottom in a number of markets, home builders are breaking ground on new developments, so construction employment overall should improve in 2013.

Project Management Salaries


The best-paying project management careers are those that require advanced technical knowledge and that are located in high-cost areas. PMI says the average project manager salary in the US was $105,000 in 2011.

Those who earn the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential made an average of 16 percent more (approximately $14,500) than noncredentialed project managers in 2011, PMI says.

The median IT project manager salary was $115,780 and the median construction project manager salary was $83,860 in 2010, according to the BLS.
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This position is located in our NJ, Ft Monmouth facility Responsibilities and Duties: The VA Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology (T4) Next Generation (NG) Program Manager shall be the single management focal point to accomplish the administrative, managerial and financial aspects of this contract and all subsequent Task Orders. The PM shall be identified to the TAC Acquisition Rapid Respo...
This position is located in our VA, Suffolk facility Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned project or tasks. Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned project or task(s). 1. Attends post award conference or periodic progress meetings convened by the Government. 2. Monitors quality control plan for deliverable quality. 3. Pr...
This position is located in our VA, Virginia Beach facility Senior Program Analysts have experience at the senior level including supervisory experience. Senior Program Analysts review program (specific) data, evaluate program plans/changes and assist in the preparation of documents with various senior levels, civilian and military stakeholders. They are able to analyze program information, strat...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility 1. Individual will provide direct support to the Kuwait Air Force Logistics Office (KAFLO) for the Kuwait F/A-18 Program. Duties will include working this Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program with the US Navy, DoD, and vendors in tracking, analyzing requirements for, and recommending equipment, spare parts, supplies, and ordnance required ...
This position is located in our VA, Norfolk facility Performs complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 1. Performs a variety of administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 2. Develops plans, including budgets and schedules, and monitors tasks to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned program. 3. Participates in establis...
This position is located in our VA, Norfolk facility Task Order Project Manager: Serves as the project manager for a large, complex task order and shall assist the Program Manager in working with the Government Contracting Officer (KO), the task order-level TMs, Government management personnel and customer agency representatives. Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to...
This position is located in our VA, Norfolk facility Performs complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 1. Performs a variety of administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 2. Develops plans, including budgets and schedules, and monitors tasks to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned program. 3. Participates in establis...
This position is located in our VA, Norfolk facility Serves as a top level technical or functional expert, often working on multiple projects and programs. 1. Serves as a top level technical or functional expert supporting one or more clients and unlimited user groups. 2. Performs highly specialized technical tasks associated with cutting-edge technologies. 3. Works with user groups to solve b...
Job ID EPMPS-10041730 Emerson Company Not Specified Country United States State/Province Minnesota City Chanhassen Publish Start Date Oct 31 2014 Job Level None Specified Job Description Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field Required Experience: Two (2) years of related experience. Preferred Experience: Strong computer skills (MS Office, Adobe, Oracle) Cust...
Job ID ENP-00003815 Emerson Company Avocent Country United States State/Province Ohio City Columbus Publish Start Date May 12 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Responsible for the monitoring components of the Data Center Infrastructure Management Platform. The DCIM Monitoring Product Manager will be responsible for managing a team focused on delivering effective data...
Job ID EPM-00005588 Emerson Company Process Systems & Solutions Country United States State/Province California City Fairfield Publish Start Date Oct 15 2013 Job Level Supervisor / Manager Job Description Provides project leadership to large groups of highly qualified professional personnel engaged in complex work. Accountable for maintaining a solid customer relationship, and for ensuring...
Job ID ENP-00004459 Emerson Company Liebert Services Country United States State/Province District Of Columbia City Washington Publish Start Date Sep 18 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description The Documentation Manager is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a document control process for issuance and use of documents by internal and external parties to the...
Job ID ECRS-00000528 Emerson Company InSinkErator Country United States State/Province Wisconsin City Racine Publish Start Date Oct 21 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Title: Assistant Product Marketing Manager Business Platform: Commercial and Residential Solutions Business Unit: InSinkErator Location: Racine, WI Job ID: ECRS-00000528 General Summary: Manage a...
Job ID EPM-00006376 Emerson Company Process Systems & Solutions Country United States State/Province Texas City Houston Publish Start Date Jan 16 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Emerson Process Management is a leading supplier of process management products and solutions, including control valves, regulators, transmitters, analyzers, and automation and safety syste...
Job ID ECRS-00000529 Emerson Company InSinkErator Country United States State/Province Wisconsin City Racine Publish Start Date Oct 9 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Title: Product Marketing Manager Business Platform: Commercial and Residential Solutions Business Unit: InSinkErator Location: Racine, WI Job ID: ECRS-00000529 General Summary: Develop and execute...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON CONTRACT AWARD Program Manager/ Program Specialist Air and Ground ISR Test and Training Support Raytheon Intelligence, Information & Services is seeking Program Manager with experience in the field of Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Training. The Program Manager will provide guidance and direction in the support of air and ground Intelligence Surve...
The Program Director: Government Programs has overall responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating activities pertaining to the startup and ongoing operations of this Horizon business division, which encompasses Medicare, Medicare Supplemental, and Medicaid (including MLTSS) lines of business. Much of the initial work will be on planning and coordinating the strategic vision and implem...
Description The Product Release Sr. Manager is responsible for working closely with the business, development, quality assurance, and network operations teams to manage the product releases throughout their development life cycle. This role ensures there is a structured, disciplined, and repeatable framework for the delivery of products, projects and programs. The release manager is central to th...
Description Our Project Management team is seeking a Project Manager to apply professional principles, practices, and techniques to coordinate project teams and control project schedule, cost, and mitigate performance risks. This role will be responsible for gathering and analyzing business requirements, documentation and completion of all project phases from design, development, and testing (sys...

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