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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Req# 156921BR Position Title Sales Project/Program Manager II Position Summary Manages the development and implementation process of a company's services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Monitors the project from initiation thro...
Req# 156922BR Position Title Sales Project/Program Manager I Position Summary Assists in the management of the development and implementation process of a company's services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Monitors the project...
This position is located in our MD, Rockville facility General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Senior Project Manager in Rockville, MD. Successful candidate must be able to obtain and retain a Public Trust clearance. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US and a resident of the US for the previous 5 years with no longer than a 90 day absence. Summary: The Senior Project Manager is respons...
Camber Corporation has an immediate opening for a IT and Facilities Project Manager located in Washington, D.C. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: This position is responsible to the Deputy CTO in the Department of Technology Services. The applicant shall have a good depth of knowledge in three key areas: 1) Detailed project management skills, developing and tracking M...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Iselin, New Jersey (NJ) currently has a career opportunity for a Technical / Functional Project / Engagement Manager. The individual will work directly with clients to transform their business problems into technology solutions. The goal is to support the customer's efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide servic...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Awesome opportunity for a Technical Project Manager, Mobility in San Diego, CA. Qualified candidates must demonstrate specific experience managing projects in the multi-channel mobility platform space. Projects supported incorporates customers in the Social, Cloud, Information and Mobile platforms for the firm. Must have a strong Agile Generalist behavior with an emphasis on Outc...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager for their Round Lake, IL location. Job Description: Drive continuous process improvements through management and implementation of projects in support of overarching supply chain strategies. Projects are complex, cutting across organizational boundaries at corporate level, business units, and across value chain. Identify resources needed an...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client has a great long term consulting opportunity for a Software Engineering Project Manager position in San Diego, CA. This position requires being: Well versed in SDLC, Agile, and iterative software development practices REQUIREMENTS: Required Skills: Must have experience with SDLC, Agile, and iterative software development MS Project Exposure to Microsoft Team Foundation...
We have urgent openings for Project Manager. Let me know if you would be interested. Location - Boca Raton, FL Duration - Temp to perm Responsibilities: • Scope and schedule project goals, milestones and deliverables • Work with internal teams and customer to define and plan the project life cycle deployment; assist in development and completion schedule estimation and resource planning • Create a...
About DMI DMI is a leading provider of mobile enterprise solutions and services, including mobile strategy, mobile UX and app solutions, omni-channel commerce, mobile brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure mobile device, app and data management. The company’s commitment to excellence in service delivery has resulted in dramatic growth and an expanding client base that i...
Overview Seeking a pleasant individual to be to be a Project Manager for process-driven events, such as highly produced meet-and-greets, involving high-profile singers and comedians. Core Requirements 2 years work experience as Project Manager or similar Ability to manage a high level of day-to-day tasks and get the tasks done in the face of unforeseen obstacles. Ability to work in detailed proces...
Developing a transformational experience the project team is looking at numerous technologies and processes to revamp the way we do business today. The program is looking for several key resources to lead the initial assessment efforts and then transition and lead one or more of the subsequent projects that will come from the assessment Project manager across 5-6 streams of work. Implement and mai...
Business Project Manager should be able to: Prioritize enhancement requests based on stakeholder input and identified business value Work with the Business Operations Manager (Rob) to create the application roadmap Track outstanding defects and incorporate to the roadmap Provide high-level effort estimates to enhancements and defects based on broad understanding of the application Assess high-leve...
PROJECT MANAGER JOG DESCRIPTION Position Overview Reporting to the General Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating construction projects. Establishing timelines and budgets. Building and managing project teams, reporting to GCs, and ensuring quality control throughout project life cycles are central to this position. Responsibilities Manage assigned proje...
Sr Project Manager (Enterprise Applications) Responsibilities Independently perform and coordinate all needed project tasks working closely with IT and Business to ensure successful delivery for project of different sizes Work with key stakeholders to prepare a Project Management Plan that describes the overall scope, deliverables, organization, high-level schedule, and associated project manageme...
Job Description: Bay Area Commercial General Contractor seeks a proven OSHPD Project Manager. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Project Manager to become part of our skilled professional team in our Medical Division. This position will develop and direct all activities related to the construction project and outside contractors, including, planning, management, coordination and...
Job Description: This Real Estate Project Manager Position Features: ? Growth Potential ? Advancement opportunity ? Great Pay to $70K If you?re looking for excellent benefit and growth potential then this could be the position for you. Growing and dynamic - Residential & Commercial construction company is aggressively seeking a real estate project manager who demonstrates organizes, and able to re...
Job Description: This Real Estate Project Manager Position Features: ? Growth Potential ? Advancement opportunity ? Great Pay to $70K If you?re looking for excellent benefit and growth potential then this could be the position for you. Growing and dynamic - Residential & Commercial construction company is aggressively seeking a real estate project manager who demonstrates organizes, and able to re...
Job Description: Project Manager I provides project leadership as well as high-level professional and analytical expertise to projects. Representative duties may include: Requirements definition/goal setting, project planning and identifying/securing appropriate resources, delegating work and managing deliverables, analyzing complex information, developing and presenting recommendations to constit...
For over 20 Years Xssentials has been a premier provider in designing and installing state of the art home automation systems. In March 2014, Xssentials was awarded Savant’s first ever Chairman’s Award in recognition of our outstanding achievement as a leading integrator who expemplifies dedication to customer service and support of the Savant brand. We are experiencing explosive growth and seekin...
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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5592 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.1%
Master's
26.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.5%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(3983 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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