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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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Suntech Building Systems, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager to join our project team located in Houston, TX. Founded in 1985, Suntech Building Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with a branch office in New Braunfels, Texas. We are a full-service general contractor for commercial construction specializing in ground-up retail construction. We...
One of the Pacific Rim's fastest growing construction companies is looking for highly motivated, team oriented, organized and efficient individuals to join the Hawaii Region team. PROJECT MANAGER (73-052) PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT (72-052) QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER (71-052) PROJECT ENGINEER (74-052) PROJECT SAFETY MANAGER (75-052) SCHEDULER (76-052) ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST (77-052) Previous feder...
Why Quintiles? A career at Quintiles puts you at the corporate center of the leading worldwide pharmaceutical services organization. We have been named to the 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 lists of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT". If you want to work for a global, fast-paced organization dedicated to improving the development and marketing of medicines, Quintiles is the place for...
Project Manager needed for major Oil and Gas Company near Chicago, IL or Seattle, WA. This individual will be responsible for all oversight on tank design and construction projects over $1MM. Previous Project Management experience and API 653 Certification are required. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Oversight responsibilities for Tank Coordinators and Job Inspection Representatives A...
The Senior Project Manager will work with the project team under the guidance of the Regional Program Manager, who has overall responsibility for the successful delivery of the Projecto ensure that projects meet all of Sutter Health Conditions of Satisfaction. The Senior Project Manager represents Sutter Health and its affiliates in capital improvement projects, including new development, facility...
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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Overview: Agfa HealthCare Corporation has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager/ Healthcare IT - Govt Projects . The Project Manager/ HealthCare IT- Govt Projects must plan, execute, and finalize Healthcare IT and Imaging projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes scheduling resources and coordinating the efforts of team members, third-party vendors and cust...
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Project Superintendent / Project Manager - Commercial Construction Teal Construction Company – We are a thriving Commercial General Contractor / Design Builder / Construction Manager firm that began in 1947. Currently, we are looking for experienced Project Managers and Superintendents for our Houston and Corpus Christi offices. Superintendent position needs to be flexible with travel and if need...
Our client is a well established Texas based General Contractor delivering exceptional projects in the sectors of Commercial, Light Industrial, Retail and Community based projects. Well established they have refined Lean Construction, Virtual Construction and complex pre-construction initiatives to deliver outstanding value to their customers. Due to recent success and a strong pipeline of notabl...
Requisition ID 24568BR Title Project Manager, Clinical Project Management Job Category Clinical Trial Management Job Description SUMMARY: Responsible for the operational and financial management of clinical trial planning and execution for assigned projects. Close collaboration with other members within Clinical Trial Management (CTM) and with various functional units of NNI as well as HQ. RE...
HAWAIIAN DREDGING CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. "Building Hawaii over 110 years!" SEEKING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR: PROJECT MANAGER, PROJECT ENGINEERS, SUPERINTENDENTS WITH COMMERCIAL/BUILDING EXPERIENCE Qualified applicants should have building/commercial construction experience on private and/or government projects. DIRECTOR OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS Exp. managing federal programs, inc. proposal w...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply eCommerce Project Manager Jersey City, NJ Full-Time $80,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply eCommerce Project Manager Jersey City, NJ Full-Time $80,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details If you are a eCommerce Project Manager with 3+ years of experience, please read on! Headquartered in Brooklyn, we are recog...
Job Title: Corporate Project Engineer/Project Manager Job #: 2149 Location: W. Houston, TX. area Salary: $95K-$135K, plus 10% bonus target, 401K match, pension, and re-location assistance. Summary: Our client is a global supplier of intermediates and specialty chemicals and will be growing their business at a projected 11% per year for the next five years. As a result their Global Engineering ...
2559BER Project Engineer & Project Manager (R&D) openings! Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana Salary Range: $70,000-110,000 (+bonus +RELO) CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! Our Client is a strong lean manufacturing organization and a leader within their industry. They have openings for both a Project Engineer and an R&D Project Manager to join their “Innovation & Research” team. The Project Manager will l...
A great opportunity has now become available with a Texas based General Contractor who has been providing superior Construction Management Contracting Services for more than 50 years. They have built a solid foundation based on their capabilities to solve complex Construction & Value Engineering problems, delivering outstanding results on time and budget. Based in Houston, this position requires ...
Financial software company located in Miami has an immediate need for a Junior Project Manager (1+ years experience). Responsibilities: -Ensure that the Technical and Operations Teams are on budget and schedule; -Be responsible for reporting and recommending staffing levels; -Tracking and managing project teams and project constraints. Requirements: -Candidate must have 2+ years experience w...
Construction Project Manager andSuperintendent Description Become a member of a dynamic, award winning – industry leading commercial general contractor, building highly sustainable green building projects, state-of-the-art scientific facilities and high profile corporate offices. Career opportunities exist for Project Managers and Project Superintendents with the leadership skills necessary to d...
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