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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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...
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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...
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...
We are a leader in our industry and as such we are experiencing tremendous growth. Due to this growth we are seeking to add several Project managers at various levels to the organization. In these roles candidates (Project Manager / Sr Project Manager, level will be determined based upon skills set, experience , tenure.) will manage and direct one or more IT project teams to meet project objective...
AVI-SPL designs, installs and supports technological solutions that help organizations of all types collaborate and communicate effectively -- from video control centers to hospital paging systems to conference rooms equipped for real-time video communications. Headquartered in the U.S., we have a global reach through our alliance with partners around the world. With each project, our goal is maki...
Company Information: Founded in 1866, Reynolds and Reynolds provides document and software solutions to the automotive industry (www.reyrey.com). We offer solutions for each area of the dealership including parts, service, accounting, and sales. Reynolds employs more than 4,300 associates worldwide. Position Description: As a Junior Project Manager, you will be responsible for conducting market ...
Our client is actively seeking a Technical Project Manager that will require Agile experience as a Scrum Master. Ideally, to be considered for this role, the prospective candidate should have recent, prior hands on development experience, but the role is not a development role. Rather, it'd be hugely beneficial that the chosen candidate possesses hands on experience with SDLC. Minimally, we're se...
Description: If you believe that there's always a better way to do business, make your way to UnitedHealth Group. Join us in our mission to change the landscape of the health care industry and its future. To do that, we need to be smart about the business of health care. That's where you come in. As a Mergers & Acquisition Project Manager, you'll put your project management skills to empower team...
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: Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a subject matter expertise in project manageme...
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 ...
BASIC FUNCTION: Position is responsible for managing small to large scale projects in support of hospital business objectives. 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...
When you choose Toll Brothers, you enjoy all the special advantages offered by "America's Luxury Home Builder™." Build Your Career with an Industry Leader Position: Assistant Project Manager Location: Fishkill, New York Join the 2014 Builder of the Year! Toll Brothers, Inc., America’s leading luxury home builder, seeks an Assistant Project Manager for one of our luxury home communities in Fis...
Job Title: Project Manager, Americas Reports To: VP Operations, Americas Location: New Orleans, LA or Houston, TX JOB DESCRIPTION: As Project Manager, Americas, the qualified candidate will be responsible for leading the project delivery and execution in the installation of remote VSAT communications systems and services we provide to our customers in the Energy, Mining, and Maritime industrie...
The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of a construction project. Responsibilities: Including but not limited to: •The overall responsibility for safety, quality, and budget for projects ranging in size. •Managing direct reports to include Field Superintendent, Project Engineer, Office Manager, QC, and Safety. •Preparing project status ...
JOB DESCRIPTION Project Manager ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates the installation of company software and hardware products at customer locations. Communicates directly with customers and Third-Party Vendors during the lifecycle of a project. Develops a firm timetable for the installation, discusses the project plan, establishes meeting dates and project milestones and the g...
On-site management and direct Project Management / Supervision of field (land) operations crews and/or marine operations crews including emergency response operations. Position will source, bid and manage projects per company/office guidelines. Adhere to and optimize strict compliance with corporate/office policies and procedures, established health and safety protocols, and all applicable local, ...
Huntsman currently has an immediate opening for a dynamic individual with proven capability as a Project Manager in the Conroe,Texas location. Essential responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following: 50% Actively manage the execution of assigned capital and expense projects through the Site project execution process. Ensures engineering and construction resources...
Position Summary: Direct, administer and execute research and development activities for new product designs to meet the needs of the market and within the capabilities of our manufacturing environment. Perform, direct and administer special projects. Must use and be an advocate of the principles of the Win Strategy. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __ Has Direct Reports __X__ Does Not Have D...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5601 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%
(3993 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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