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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. A Project Manager position in Southfield, MI is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technology. To be considered for this position the candidate should have 5 years of IT Project Management experience. The salary for this position after being hired will depend on qualifications. As a contractor the hourly rate will be around $65/hr. *Please note this contract does not support C2C or H1B...
Job Description: The IT Project Manager plans, organizes, executes, evaluates and leads systems projects from concept through closure. This includes all aspects of system implementation, following the Project Management Offices standards and procedures, to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations and maintain a high level of quality through communication, customer service and organization...
Your Challenge: Philips Healthcare is seeking an Installation Project Manager to support our business in the Northeast! Candidates can be located in NY, CT or PA. The Project Manager will responsible for managing the installation of Philips Healthcare diagnostic imaging equipment at customer sites within an assigned territory. Your Responsibilities: As the Project Manager, you will be planning, di...
Project Manager job in San Francisco, CA One of Ajilon’s top clients in the banking industry is seeking a Project Manager for a temporary position in San Francisco, CA. This is a full-time position located in the bustling Financial District, easily accessible by all modes of public transportation. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous project management experience, thrives in a...
A highly successful Live Video Web Chat Start-Up is establishing itself in New York City and seeks an experienced Implementation Project Manager (Software) to lead client engagements. This opportunity has tremendous growth potential as one of the first US-based hires - they currently operate in the European market. They already have over 5,000+ customers globally and are looking to rapidly expandi...
Job Title: PV Senior PMO Project Manager Position Description Leadership of the project team in predicting and planning of activities. Establishing and reaching consensus on decision points. Managing the progress of the project by identifying critical steps, developing effective contingencies, and communicating project- related issues to senior management in order to influence decision making on p...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager Lead in El Dorado Hills, California (CA). The Project Manager is for the Customer Quality PMO Team responsible for providing project management and business analysis for mandated as well as strategic projects. Responsibilities: Manage a Strategic Project to assist process areas reach their 2014 and 2015 service objectives. The position will...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Project Manager - Software Implementation San Carlos, CA; Redwood City, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Project Manager - Software Implementation San Carlos, CA; Redwood City, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details Located in San Carlos, we are a privately-held, exciting, high-growth...
Actuant Corporation is a $1.3B diversified industrial company serving customers from operations in more than 30 countries. The Actuant businesses are leaders in a broad array of niche markets including branded hydraulic tools and solutions; specialized products and services for energy markets and highly engineered position and motion control systems. The Company was founded in 1910 and is headquar...
Yang Management, Inc. is currently looking for a dedicated Construction Manager I-IV (Relocation Project Manager), who is a team player for assignment on a multi-billion bond program for the largest Community College school district in California. Please note that there are four potential levels for these positions. Please include which position level you are applying for either in your cover lett...
Project Manager – Enterprise Software Spring, Texas (office/field based, covering Texas) $Excellent Plus Incentive Bonus Plan, Comprehensive Benefits Package Our client is a high-growth solutions provider that delivers best-in-class procedure lifecycle software to their customers. An excellent opportunity has now arisen for a Project Manager to join their team in the Greater Houston area. If you’r...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Technical Project Manager West Hollywood, CA; West Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply Technical Project Manager West Hollywood, CA; West Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $90,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details We're a fast-paced, growing, and a downright cool Technology company with tons of upside...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Engineering Project Manager Palo Alto, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $150,000 Apply Apply Engineering Project Manager Palo Alto, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $150,000 Apply Job Details We are mobile technology startup that has gained international recognition for its pioneering user experience and universal application...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Implementation Project Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia (GA). Responsibilities: Provide client project status, risk communication and mitigation Lead client project log review meetings, kick-off meetings and all associated analysis and project meetings Lead internal project meetings. Strong collaboration skills and leadership capabilities Experience in mana...
Our client is currently seeking a Project Manager - Digital Oilfield with experience in upstream Oil and Gas drilling operations as well as experience in development of Real Time Operations Centers for Drilling and Completions for Production Optimization. Responsibilities: Understand the concept of managing digital oilfields and the technologies involved Conduct strategic reviews of existing proce...
Our client, a RTP area Pharma in high-growth mode, is actively recruiting for an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled Project Manager to assume a key role within its Clinical Studies Team. This role will report to the Director of Clinical and will have a direct impact on the futuresuccess of the company - this is a key role at a key time. This Clinical Project Manager will be the operational poi...
Project Manager EMA is currently seeking a Project Manager, a really good one. We’re looking for a highly energetic person that will be based in our fast-paced Charlotte, NY office. This person will provide day-to-day tactical support for integrated client campaigns that include both digital and traditional components across some of our business-to-consumer and business-to-business clients. You wi...
The Project Manager supports the goals and objectives of Medxcel’s enterprise operations. This position is responsible for relationship management, project planning, resource management, tactical execution, and the generation of final project deliverables. The Project Manager collaborates with senior management and stakeholders to meet business objectives and provides professional leadership & men...
Marketing, Interactive & Technology Fairfax, VA IT Project Manager Join the experts on the leading edge of cybersecurity and technology solutions—ICF International. Using the latest industry developments—in social media and cloud computing, enterprise architecture and systems integration, critical infrastructure protection, identity and access management—we develop customizable solutions to help c...
Project Manager III (IT) At David Evans and Associates (DEA) our philosophy is “To find outstanding professionals and give them the freedom and support to do what they do best.” Since its founding in 1976 in Portland, OR, DEA has become a recognized leader for progressive and sustainable design and management solutions for complex transportation, land development, energy, and water resources proje...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,006.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5595 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%
(3987 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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