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...
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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...
Senior Project Manager – ERP Advocate Solutions Lansing, Michigan Advocate Solutions is a privately held management and IT strategy consulting services firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. We proudly refer to our firm as Team Advocate! At Team Advocate, our staff are highly qualified experts in our solutions offering areas who are committed to Advocating for our clients. The core values of our...
IT Project Manager Santa Clara, CA 6 month contract POSITION SUMMARY: -Provide project/program management support for Infrastructure builds and application migration/deployment projects. -Plan, direct and coordinate activities and resources across multiple disciplines to ensure that project goals and objectives are accomplished on time, within budget and meet business objectives while ensurin...
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firm with nearly 18,000 employees worldwi...
12 Billion Dollar International Nutritional Supplements company is looking to identify and hire a Project Manager to manage and support their national and global projects. The Project Manager will work cross-functionally with Supply Chain, R&D, Finance, Brand Management and Manufacturing staff in order to meet project deliverables and timelines. This is a Monday-Thursday work schedule… The quali...
VoIP Project Manager Contract—Newport News, Virginia UDig has a contract position available with a company located in Newport News, Virginia. Our client is seeking a VoIP Project Manager. This individual will be responsible for managing several VoIP projects. The projects assigned are complex, require managing more process, and have high visibility. The IT Project Manager will be held responsibl...
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Crystal City, VA ...
A Sr. Project Manager/Engineer with a background in OEM design and manufacturing is needed for a direct hire position in the Hartford, CT area. Bonus potential. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Manage project efforts to achieve FAA Approval on assigned hardware Activities include development of drawings, measurement and material evaluation of OEM parts using state-of-art equipment and t...
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER For Commercial Glass and Glazing Home office is based in Sacramento, however East Bay applicants are WELCOME!!! Projects are located in East Bay area!! Summary: Manage assigned construction projects to ensure a safe, profitable, well-built project that is completed in accordance with all client/owner requirements, all company business practices, and project cost est...
Position Title: Senior Project Manager Location: Washington, DC Clearance Level: Ability to receive Public Trust Overview: CRGT Inc. is seeking to hire a Senior Manager level Project Manager to Lead an complex software development project. This position is within the Data Analytics and Business Solutions Practice which is located in Herndon, VA. This is a high visibility role and provides an o...
Healthy Corner Store Program Job Title: Corner-store Project Manager Job Category: Education/Marketing/Training Location: Enterprise Foundation/Healthy Corner Store Program Travel Required: YES Level/Salary Range: Competitive, based on education/experience Position Type: Salaried with benefits Job Description Role and Responsibilities This position will work with business advisors t...
Position: Project Manager Location: Charlotte, NC or Dallas, TX or Jersey City, NJ Duration: 18 months Rate: up to $60/hr (depending on experience) *** At this time we are NOT able to sponsor visa candidates *** Requirements: 10+ years of project management experience. Absolutely MUST have RECENT financial services/banking industry experience. Utilizes in-depth knowledge to manage high imp...
SUMMARY Plan and execute all aspects of both internal and external customer support. Frequent contact with customers and/or sales reps is required. Respond to all contacts and coordinate tasks as required. This position requires excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Effective 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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