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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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Project Manager - Manufacturing ERP Irvine, CA Full-Time $95,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Project Manager - Manufacturing ERP Irvine, CA Full-Time $95,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Project Manager - with 10 years of experience in Manufacturing, ERP , Life Sciences/Biotech- APPLY NOW! Top Reasons...
ARGO Systems LLC ( has an opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated Project Manager for our Southport North Carolina office to manage projects at Ft Bragg and Camp Lejeune. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years project management experience on federal construction projects both new and renovations, a background in the construction trades, and a solid technical knowledge cons...
Change Management Project Manager Oakland, CA 6 month contract Our client has an initiative to provide a standardized and streamlined payroll, benefits, HR and academic personnel solution for all UCs campuses and medical centers, as well as self-service for the universitys 190,000 employees. The Change Management Lead is responsible for leading change management efforts on the Organizational Chang...
This manager will lead a team of C programmers supporting a Warehouse Management System on an AIX platform. Must be able to communicate effectively with many layers of employees/management to capture and define requirements for proposed changes to applications, as well as effectively lead troubleshooting exercises. Knowledge of an Agile Framework is a plus. Will also be accountable for the overall...
Surrey Homes is a private building company based out of Winter Park, FL. We build homes all throughout the greater Orlando area from the low $200's to the high $800's. We are looking for a Project Manager for our up and coming project in Windermere, FL. We offer a great health benefit program as well as bonus opportunities. No less than 5 years of experience in construction in Florida....
Amazon is seeking a highly experienced Operations Project Manager to support the continued expansion of our North American fulfillment network. Successful candidates will be natural self-starters who are comfortable leading large, complex facility projects. Your superior communication skills, including the proven ability to effectively manage, influence and negotiate with external/internal busines...
Our client in San Antonio, TX has an immediate need of a Mid to Senior level Project Manager with PMP certification (mandatory). Experience with EBI / DW projects is a plus, but strong PM skills is the primary requirement 5-7 years’ hands on experience managing SR. level PM IT projects Must have managed projects through the entire life cycle Experience with Enterprise Business Intelligence / Data...
A-Line Staffing is looking for Senior Project Manager for a well known Healthcare provider in the Detroit, MI area! This is a great opportunity and interested candidates should contact Lauren Fadie by phone at 877-782-3334 or by Email at ***** Job Responsibilities: · Responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing complex application and system implemen...
The Experis Financial Institution Business Services Center of Expertise/Practice (Experis FSI COE/Practice) is seeking highly qualified Project Management/Business Analysis professionals with experience in Credit Risk for upcoming projects with our clients. Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success and are responsible for delivering service on assigned client engagements within...
Modis is looking for an experienced, motivated, and effective Project Manager for our client in Sacramento CA. This Project Manager should have heavy experience managing Healthcare projects and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders at Federal, State, and County level. Must Haves: - 1 year of experience with Affordable Care Act-related projects - 1 year working with Medicare and/or Medi-Ca...
Insight Global is looking for a Sr. Project Manager to help with an existing application development project. This project is dealing with the bank's client system record. These clients are affiliates or people that work with the bank but are not employees. They will be interacting with Executives, Developers, and Customers to coordinate project deliverables. 5-10 years of PM experience Ability to...
Atkins has been providing engineering services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. In 2012, ENR rated Atkins as one of the top three firms in the country. Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and ti...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois (IL). Duties: Accomplishing the project objectives Planning, coordinating, implementing, and finalizing projects according to the specifications and deadlines, all while keeping the project within budget Defining the project's objectives, creating schedules, and overseeing quality control throughout the entire project D...
The Experis Financial Institution Business Services Center of Expertise/Practice (Experis FSI COE/Practice/Practice) Project Management Professionals for upcoming projects with our clients. Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success and are responsible for delivering service on assigned client engagements within their unique area of expertise. You offer your unique skills and exp...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager for their St. Louis, MO location. Job Scope: The Project Manager will be responsible for managing multiple project, both large and small scale to support our internal business constituents and client. Effective communication & strong organizational skills for this role are essential. Manage small & large scale projects: Manage multiple proj...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Pleaston, CA client has an exciting enterprise level transition for a Program, Manager in the areas of HR, Finance, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Retail, Infrastructure & Pharmacy! Job Duties: Build constructive business relationships with senior business stakeholders and ensure project support and commitment. Conduct Cost benefit analysis on project feasibility Identify proje...
Job Description: Experis Engineering currently has an immediate need for a Project Manager for one of our great clients for a long term contract opportunity in Plainfield, IN. This is a position that leads matrixed project teams on a regular full-time basis with minimal supervision and increased latitude for unreviewed work. The Project Manager is capable of managing multiple projects and will nor...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Client is looking to bring a Content Author/Project Manager hybrid candidate on to backfill a current employee who has been on the team for 10 years and is transitioning to another team within the company for more exposure. Project/Initiative: The previous CMS system the company was using for their .com was Vignette, but in January 2014 they launched Sitecore and have switched ev...
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER Established and growing full service General Contractor seeks an entrepreneurial minded Construction Project Manager to add to our growing team. This is an exciting time in our established company as we are experiencing record growth and are looking for the right visionary to help lead our company. Do you have what we are looking for? · At least 10 years of commercial...
At Regions, the Project Manager III position is responsible for leading large or multiple complex projects with significant scope and impact while working independently on difficult assignments that are broad in nature requiring ingenuity with some latitude for un-reviewed actions or decisions. Partners with business leaders and managers to manage projects and their delivery through multi-discipli...
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