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...
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...
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...
Company Confidential Ocala, FL, 34474
Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager Ocala based commercial construction company looking for experienced Project Manager and/or Assistant Project Manager. 4-year degree in an accredited construction related curriculum and 1-2 years of construction related experience; or minimum of 3 years of construction related project mgnt/supervisory experience preferred. Salary will commensurate with ex...
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 ...
Siter-Neubauer & Associates is currently conducting a search for a Senior Project Manager: Our Client has a number of new positions due to phenomenal growth in new Commercial Construction. Advancement within the company is always available for achievers. Their total compensation/benefit package is among the best in the state. Must have experience working with Commercial GC companies. They will b...
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, ...
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...
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...
Description: You love to challenge the status quo. You thrive on exceeding goals, always making things better than you found them. Bring that passion to UnitedHealth Group and join us on a mission to help people live healthier lives. As a Senior Project Manager, you'll work alongside a high caliber team as you drive innovation and business forward. You'll roll up your sleeves as you coordinate co...
Description: UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Summary: The IT Project Manager functions a...
Henkels & McCoy, Inc., one of the largest privately held utility contracting firms in North America. With over 4500 employees in 80 cities and over 91 years of proven experience as one of the most reliable, innovative and diversified firms in the engineering and construction industry, is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager as part of our internal growth strategy. Position Reports to: This ...
Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come. Job Summary: This position manages R...
ITS is looking to fill a full-time Project Manager position at our Shakopee, MN location. As a Project Manager you will be responsible to prioritize work and meet deadlines efficiently and cost effectively. We are looking for a problem solver who works well independently and has an excellent mechanical aptitude. The Project Manager needs to be a team player and provide great customer service. Ex...
Step Up, Stand Out: Advance By joining Ciber, you can turn your innovative ideas into world class solutions for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With global reach and deep technical experience, Ciber is big enough to keep you working with household names, but small enough for you to stand out and advance. Choose a career at Ciber and enjoy an environment where being challenged and rewa...
Our client is a financial risk-management software and consulting firm headquartered near Philadelphia. They have offices around the world, and customers on every continent. They are growing aggressively as a result of a strong track record of success. They seekexperienced Team Leaders/Project Managers to take on a key role within the organization delivering projects to a North American and EMEA ...
SoftPro is the nation's leading provider of real estate closing and title insurance software. A division of Fidelity National Financial (NYSE: FNF), SoftPro’s technology solutions are used in thousands of law firms and title companies throughout the country and are an essential part of residential and commercial Real Estate transactions. SoftPro is located in North Raleigh and is a great alternati...
The Project Manager –This individual will be responsible for managing and coordinating the operational activities to support the Illumina Advantage product lines (ex. act as operations representative in a cross-departmental team to enhance internal processes that support key product attributes as well as determining and implementing future product attributes), assist the marketing team with produc...
Company Confidential Columbus, OH, 43228
Local restoration and remodeling company seeks qualified individual for project management / estimator for both insurance restoration and remodeling projects. Responsibilities include but are not limited to receiving assignments, contacting property owners, reviewing scope of work and preparing estimates all within established deadlines. Must be able to prepare accurate and timely estimates utiliz...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5600 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.1%
Master's
26.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.6%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(3992 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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