Project Manager Jobs

Project Manager Overview


A project manager is responsible for overseeing the completion of a project, and they will typically be involved with every step of the process from hiring to construction. Project managers can work in any number of fields, and their projects can range from developing a new gated community to releasing a new type of music player device. However, the overwhelming majority of project managers are involved with construction, and their projects tend to be commercial in nature. Just a sample of the average project manager tasks could include hiring new employees, getting approval from the country for construction to begin, creating a timeline for the project and acting as a liaison between staff, managers, suppliers and the community.

Project Manager Educational Requirements


It is incredibly rare to secure a position as a project manager without a bachelor's degree. While there are some entry-level positions accepting applicants with just a two-year associate degree, those are generally the exception to the rule. The most successful project managers will major in subjects like construction science, project management, construction engineering or building science in order to sufficiently prepare for their careers. It may also be beneficial for project managers to earn certifications such as the Certified Construction Manager designation from the Construction Management Association of America or the Certified Professional Constructor designation from the American Institute of Constructors.

Project Manager Job Market


Statistics predict that between 2012 and 2022, the job market for project managers in the United States will grow by an impressive 16 percent, which is above average for careers in the country. This increase will translate to more than 80,000 additional project managers jobs over the next decade as well as countless similar positions like that of project administrator, project assurance specialist and release manager.

Project Manager Salary


In 2012, the average median salary for a project manager was $82,790. The highest salaries in the industry tend to go to project managers who are employed in civil engineering firms while the lowest salaries tend to be for specialty trade contractors or nonprofit project managers.
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The Project Manager / Senior Project Manager (PM) is responsible for managing projects from the time the customer initiates a formal P.O. through completion of the product or service delivery.  The Project Manager is responsible for developing best-estimate timelines, and ongoing project tracking against both financial and contractual goals. The PM will also hold various functional groups accounta...
Project Manager needed for an EPC company in the Denver, CO area. This individual will possess at least ten (10) years experience in project management and engineering for the water industry (water and wastewater treatment, collection, and distribution). Experience in the Denver market is desireable. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Lead proje...
Randstad Engineering has a client who is an oil and gas manufacturing leader who is looking for a Project Manager in Houston, Texas. The Project Manager will be responsible for the management and control of projects involving the supply of internal/external client products and services as well as more complex new product development and process improvement projects. Responsibilities for the Proj...
Leading New York / Long Island Construction Management /General Contracting firm seeks experienced • CHIEF ESTIMATORS • PROJECT MANAGERS • ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGERS • SUPERINENDENTS Michael Anthony Contracting specializes in healthcare, education, corporate, new construction, multi-use projects. Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, 401K Send resume only to avitale@4macc...
Project Manager with a proven track record of managing multimillion dollar Capital energy installation projects. The Project Manager will work with the management team on project scope definition, planning, budgeting and providing direction to EPCM contractors to deliver projects up to 50M from design to commissioning.Can be based out of any location. Involves extensive travel mainly in Asia. Res...
American Modern is widely recognized as a leading expert in the specialty insurance business. With more than 48 years of experience, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property like mobile homes and specialty dwellings. American Modern also offers specialty policies for consumers in the recreational market, including owners of boats, personal watercraft, classic...
Multifamily Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers, Lead Carpenters Renovations contractor seeks project managers, assistant project managers, and lead carpenters/foremen for growing apartment renovation projects. Projects are located in Bay Area (San Ramon, San Jose, San Mateo). Minimum 5 years construction project management experience required for Project manager position. Minimum 5 ye...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Immediate Project Management positions (Construction- Education Facilities) BA or BS in Architecture, Urban Planning, Engineering or Construction Management by accredited university. AIA or PE certification in California is required. 3 to 15+ yrs exp in managing multiple construction projects ranging from $1 M to > $50 M, educational facility construction preferred. BIM, DSA, & Partnering experie...
Minimum Requirements: Experience: 10+ years of experience in a Construction Industry (e.g.) heavy construction, pipeline and/or facility construction Formal Education: -University Education within Engineering, Commerce or equivalent -Project Management Certification and/or Professional Engineering Certification preferred Professional Designation: -Project Management Certification and/or Pro...
Minimum Requirements: • Minimum of College diploma/certificate required. • Technical engineering diploma required. • University Education within Engineering, Commerce or equivalent would be an asset. • Professional Management Certification and/or Professional Engineering Certification preferred. • Intermediate Computer Skills: Microsoft Project and Primavera. • Expert Computer Skills: Micros...
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility • Responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, actuals, forecasting and analysis • Creates, maintains, and updates resourcing/staffing models, databases and spreadsheets, and generates various financial reports as required • Works with program managers to determine the resource needs for each contract • Analyzes ass...
Posting date: August 22, 2014 Position Summary: Responsible for leading project teams and managing activities associated with highly visible projects, that are long term, business unit wide and have significant, scope, complexity & risk. This role is focused toward end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end. The projects will range from R&D ...
This position is located in our MD, California facility Provides technical, administrative, and operational leadership to assigned project or tasks. At this level, the position is typically responsible for managing multiple tasks or a single large project and supervising up to 25 employees both exempt and non-exempt and may include one or more subordinate supervisors. Technical difficulty/comple...
This position is located in our VA, Falls Church facility Enhancing and continuing close support and coordination with other OPNAV directorates; Headquarters, Marine Corps (HQMC) directorates; System Commands (SYSCOM); BUMED codes; and Navy Medicine subordinate commands Effectively engaging and updating stakeholders with pertinent information Developing, reengineering, and implementing key CD&I...
POSITION PURPOSE – The purpose of this position is to provide effective management of large IT projects, or oversee the management of multiple smaller projects. This is accomplished by applying or ensuring the application of a standard, defined methodology to the project, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the project tasks, as defined in the methodology. Th...
Gulf States Toyota (GST) is one of the largest distributors in the world of the finest brand of vehicles on earth: Toyota. Founded in Houston in 1969, today GST teams up with nearly 150 dealerships in the region to meet the rising demand for Toyota cars, minivans, SUV’s and trucks. The Project Manager, VPC is responsible for a full range of activities to ensure the operational effectiveness and e...
The Technical Project Manager oversees the development and deployment of our proprietary Ruby on Rails platform. Critical to this position is the vision to create a robust & structured, yet flexible, platform that meets the needs of our ever-expanding client-base both locally and abroad. Responsibilities: Assess and define scope, needed resources, and coordinate and manage both internal and ext...
Building a career at Granite, may be the most valuable thing you could do… Since 1922 Granite Construction has built some of America’s largest infrastructure projects; highways, bridges, dams, rail, power and other “heavy civil” projects. Additionally, many of our offices provide high quality concrete, asphalt and gravel products for the construction industry. At Granite, we believe that our grea...
Responsible for providing overall global coordination of the entire clinical supplies lifecycle for the projects assigned. Responsible for managing the more complex clinical supplies studies. These studies require primary and/or secondary packaging and labeling design, drug projections, drug distribution and returns, drug inventory management, budgeting and developing project specific material for...
Consulting Opportunity with Major Corporation Mix of onsite with Client in Wilmington and remote (if candidate is located in Wilmington area would be a plus; but is not mandatory) 8 month duration Skill and experience in managing complex IT services projects Exemplary project management and customer management capability Takes assignment of projects of varying scope, time and complexity and c...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5604 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.1%
Master's
26.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.6%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(3995 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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