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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 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...
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CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Qualfon, Corp. , Chief Operating Officer sought by bus. process out-sourcing provider co. in San Antonio, TX. Must have Bach's deg in Bus. Admin or equiv in exp w/ 5 yrs exp in Bus. Process Out-sourcing (BPO) provider industry, will accept any suitable combo of edu, training & exp. Reqs expertise in: Formulate & implmt corporate policies & strategies w/ highest level of ...
Pro Custom Solar is seeking an astute college graduate with knowledge of AutoCAD for solar design packages which include single lines, site plans, solar engineering, and submitting design packages to finance partners. Must have knowledge of AutoCAD. Solar experience is a plus but not necessary as we will train the right individual. Office is located in Edison NJ, behind Middlesex County College. W...
OEM Project Manager Cleveland, OH The OEM Project Manager is responsible for project management through complete order cycle, including contract conformance, solving order related issues, coordinating customer change orders and order expediting for specified OEM project type orders. They are also the project manager for specified OEM qualifications/approvals. The OEM Project Manager will commun...
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...
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...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpes...
NRT is the largest residential real estate brokerage company in the nation. NRT and its affiliated companies, marketing partners and joint ventures provides mortgage, title, insurance, escrow, warranty, relocation and concierge services to NRT's family of companies. We own and operate companies in more than 35 of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, with approximately 725 sales offices, 4,700 ...
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...
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpes...
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 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, you have f...
EAG is currently looking for a professionally licensed geologist or engineer, or an engineer in training (EIT), with 3-7 years’ experience in environmental remediation, design, and project management (construction/demolition experience a plus). A minimum of a B.S. degree required; a Master’s degree preferred. The candidate will be working on project sites located throughout the US and Canada. S...
Primary Duties: The Senior Director, R&D Program Management (Sr. Dir. R&D PM) is responsible for directing a team of R&D Program Managers and Program Coordinators that direct the operational, planning, and decision-making processes of multiple related programs within Shire's Early / Global Development Teams (E/GDT). The Sr. Dir. R&D PM works with their R&D PM team to ensure high quality, coordina...
ENTRY LEVEL: MANAGEMENT TRAINEE As an entry level management person, you will learn the operation of our business from the ground up. Working side by side with one of our district training managers, you will get your hands on experience as well as an awareness of our company culture and business philosophy. This paid training program extends for 90 days and will prepare each trainee to run their ...
At United States Steel Corporation, our strength is our people. Our 45,000 dedicated, diverse and innovative employees across North America and Europe contribute to our company in creative ways every day and have helped us maintain our position as a Fortune 500 company. U. S. Steel’s operations are efficient and high tech and our customer focus intense. We’ve been making steel for more than 105 ye...
Platinum Events, Inc. will soon be one of the leading Event Promotions and Event Planning firms in Sacramento, CA. 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 presti...
EXPERIENCED MANAGEMENT: HOUSEKEEPING & LAUNDRY As a housekeeping & laundry management person, you will learn the operation of our business from the ground up. Working side by side with one of our district training managers, you will get your hands on experience as well as an awareness of our company culture and business philosophy. This paid training program extends for 90 days and will prepare e...
This position is located in our MD, Bethesda facility Serves as a top level technical or functional anti-submarine / undersea warfare expert, often working on multiple projects for the Signature Trainer Support program. 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 ...
This is a part time position for 32 hours per week The Property Manager ensures that the operations of the property(ies) in assigned area of oversight are in compliance with the standards and expectations of Operational Excellence, other stated guidelines of Mercy Housing Management Group (MHM), and Mercy Housing. Completes all reasonable work-related directives given by supervisor and above. Res...
This position is located in our MO, Kansas City facility Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned projects and tasks. At this level, the position is typically responsible for managing multiple projects and tasks and supervising more than 25 employees both exempt and non-exempt and including two or more subordinate supervisors and managers. Technical difficulty/c...

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