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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Program Director is responsible for the coordinated management of multiple related projects, and in many cases, ongoing operations which are directed toward a common objective. Individual in the position would be accountable for delivering programs on time, within budget, and within scope. This individual will lead and coordinate cross-functional, cross-departmental, cross-company teams that a...
MetLife, a leading provider of insurance and other financial services to individual and institutional customers, is seeking a Program Project Manager in Bridgewater, NJ! Beyond meaningful and challenging work, MetLife provides a variety of flexible work arrangements, as well as a tuition reimbursement program, competitive benefits, and retirement and pension plans. MetLife’s responsiveness to the...
When you choose Toll Brothers, you enjoy all the special advantages offered by "America's Luxury Home Builder™." Build Your Career with an Industry Leader Position: Project Manager Location: Bonita Springs, Florida Join the 2014 Builder of the Year! Toll Brothers, Inc., America’s Leading Luxury Home Builder, needs your help! We’re more than just a construction company, and we’re seeking a Pro...
Ascent, LLC is a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for the planning, design, engineering, development, and operation of data centers and other mission critical facilities. Headquartered in Saint Louis, MO, Ascent specializes in powerful, efficient, and technologically advanced mission critical facilities and offers clients a broad range of delivery models spanning shell & core, build-to-...
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, ...
Auto req ID: 1999BR Job Posting Title: Project Manager External Manufacturing-Remote Mid-West Region Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Supply Chain Management Location: Rensselaer Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and com...
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 ...
Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Junior Project Manager for an immediate long term contract opportunity located in Atlanta. Responsibilities: Performing a variety of tasks that may include planning, setting deadlines and assigning responsibilities Summarizing Status Reports Int...
Program Manager responsible for a significant DoD network infrastructure upgrade throughout Korea. The primary objective of the contract is to modernize highly technical, high tolerance network components throughout the theater. Ideal candidates will have experience modernizing legacy infrastructure on a large scale. Must be capable of planning, coordinating, and directing the activities of admini...
Company Confidential Baton Rouge, LA, 70809
PROJECT COORDINATOR (Software Project Manager) Baton Rouge, Louisiana Job type: 6-month contract Hourly pay rate: depends on experience(1099) JOB DESCRIPTION: Use Project Management processes and procedures Manage assigned hardware and software project schedules from data provided Analyze project plans for potential problems to reaching project milestones Skillfully develop project schedul...
REPORTS TO: Manager of E-Commerce Operations reports to the Director, Store Operations KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Director, Store Operations Web Operations Team (Direct Reports) Manager, Store Operations Manager, Consumer Marketing Store Transitions Project Manager and New Store Opening Team Store Operations Team PMO Team Sapient Team Director and Managers of Support Services Finance/Sales Aud...
PROJECT MANAGER JOB SUMMARY: The Project Manager will be the primary customer contact from a contractual and technical standpoint. This position will produce the project schedule, conduct written and verbal communication between Simmons and the customer, and coordinate with internal departments to ensure that the project is on schedule. The Project Manager will report to the Director of Engineer...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5603 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%
(3994 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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