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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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WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING Initially this role will focus primarily on coordination of User Group Meetings. Events Coordinator will coordinate details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, surprise parties, trade shows, sales meetings, business meetings, employee appreciation events and virtual events. This position is accountable for hiring staff to manage ...
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING The Senior Project Manager is expected for driving complex, high priority, projects or component phases of larger programs. The successful candidate will be accountable for delivering projects on time, within budget, and within scope. The incumbent will lead and coordinate cross-functional, cross-departmental, cross-company teams that are responsible for all aspects of a proj...
Top Notch Events, Inc. will soon be one of the leading Event Promotions and Event Planning firms in New Jersey. Our diverse client portfolio includes market development and events with industry leaders in skincare & cosmetics, health & wellness, and gourmet foods. We are looking for innovative, team-oriented individuals who enjoy working with others and maintaining relationships with our prestigio...
For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation,...
Project Engineer DEPARTMENT:Operations REPORTS TO:Senior Project Engineer SUMMARY: The Project Engineer is responsiblefor developing, managing, and executing capital projects that meet schedule, budget, and performance objectives. This includes working cross-functionally and leveraging continuous improvement/TPM methodologies to ensure assets are maintained at base condition and comply with con...
About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD...
Degree... No Experience? Experience... No Degree? The Job Window is currently looking to train 5 Entry Level Managers / Assistant Manager Trainees to help oversee our client’s locations and help with the expansion goals for 2015. This is an entry-level position with the opportunity for management in months, not years! Successful entry level candidates will be responsible for the development and ...
Sales and Operations Planning Manger needed in the Indianapolis. Client is a growing division of a Fortune 50 company. This is a role where this individual will lead, but also be working in the trenches. Responsibilities for the Planner Lead the development, implementation and refinement of a distributor demand management process/system to allow daily reviews of distributor inventory positions a...
As one of the world’s leading project consultancies, Faithful+Gould is a great company to work for. We advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from Los Angeles International Airport to the World Trade Center Memorial in New York. Our parent company Atkins was the official engineering design services provider for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Our...
BASIC FUNCTION: Position is responsible for the timely collection of third party and private pay receivables. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to perform all job related activities as outlined below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Prefer three years of hospital business office or medical related experience. 2. Some knowledge of business office, patient billing, or collect...
Job Description BASIC FUNCTION: Position responsible for translating medical information to patients and/or family members. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles. Specific age groups that are served by this posi...
Plascore has an opening for a technical professional to work with our sales, engineering and manufacturing teams growing our light-weight composite panel business. The project cost estimator will be instrumental in developing competitive solutions, selecting suitable materials and manufacturing processes to generate winning project proposals. This position is an opportunity for an engineer/technic...
Seeking Mechanical Project Engineer to work with a solid, supportive company with good people, and strong potential for development and advancement! This is a new, technically focused position for someone who loves to be hands-on throughout the entire lifecycle of projects, and enjoys the variety of custom products design. The Project Engineer will be supporting all manufacturing and product deve...
As one of the world’s leading project consultancies, Faithful+Gould is a great company to work for. We advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from Los Angeles International Airport to the World Trade Center Memorial in New York. Our parent company Atkins was the official engineering design services provider for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Our...
Assistant/Associate Environmental Planner , BUILDING AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT: This position processes applications for land use permits and performs or assists in a wide variety of technical and administrative tasks in the administration of the current and established environmental land use planning regulations and procedures. Reviews land use proposals and administers land management plans as t...
Description: · Provides constructive input, assists in strategic planning, development, deployment and management of processes within the Value Stream of Provider Contract to Payment. In general, working with the process teams to develop continuous improvement plans and assisting with deployment of updates and new tools built into the Provider Contract to Payment mega-process · Highly involved i...
Description: You're looking to be inspired. We're looking to make a difference. At UnitedHealth Group, we're on a mission to help people live healthier lives and we're looking for ways to drive innovation. As a Senior Business Project Manager, you'll work to not only challenge the status quo, but change it. If your heart starts pounding when you realize the impact projects will have on people, yo...
Description: Come be a part of the Operation Planning & Information Systems Delivery Team and play a defining role in the Health Exchange System of tomorrow. We are taking the next step in the evolution of our company by developing and providing advanced enterprise IT solutions to the healthcare industry. Be part of our vision and success and see your ideas come to life!â? We are currently seeki...
Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Project Manager is responsible for the successful project design, management of the proj...
Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Project Manager is responsible for the successful project design, management of the proj...

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