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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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bioMérieux Introduction Scientific and technological innovation is at the heart of bioMérieux's strategy. A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for 50 years, bioMérieux designs, develops, produces, and markets diagnostic systems for medical and industrial applications. bioMérieux's solutions (reagents, instruments, software, and services) are used to determine the source of disease a...
Great opportunity for a contract Project Manager (4-6+ month assignment). The Project Manager will be responsible for managing IT projects and work with the Development leads to perform release planning, communication, and scheduling, risk management, and issue resolution. Hourly rate to $45/hour Qualifications needed: 5 years experience in Technology Project Management PMP preferred College degre...
Job Title: Inside Project Manager Location: Jacksonville, FL Anistar is currently pursuing qualified candidates to assist our client’s team as a seasoned Project Manager. The Project Manager is a very highly visible position. This person will also be the key interface between the customer and the rest of the company's organization and any vendors. Our client is an industry leader in the voice and...
Job Title: Project Manager Location: Southern California Company Summary: Position Summary: The Project Manager will be responsible for a variety of data center, premise and campus infrastructure designs along with providing other critical services for end clients. Examples of these are the design of telecommunications systems and pathways, retrofit of existing spaces, fork lift projects, and cabl...
STRUCTURAL, A Structural Group Company, integrates technology-driven solutions with specialty contracting services to improve, protect, and enhance the existing infrastructure of owners directly, and in partnership with designers and contractors. STRUCTURAL offers a wide range of specialty repair and maintenance services and is the largest concrete repair contractor in the United States, with over...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is looking for a Project Manager, Customer Portal to join their team. Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced, passionate, and meticulous Project Manager to be a part of the transformation of Company' project, the primary web portal for Company's residential customers. Company's .net is a crucial user interface for Company's products; providing a first-class entert...
Brandywine Realty Trust, a premier commercial Class A full service real estate company with operations nationwide, has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Construction Project Manager based in Philadelphia (CBD), PA. The role has the primary responsibilityofmanaging commercial real estate construction operations of specific tenant fit-out projects and capital improvements. ESSENTIAL DUT...
Utility Construction Project Managers are needed to manage a portfolio of complex Transmission Line and Substation new construction projects in the Southwest. The portfolio managers will have analytical expertise and have a proven track record of managing a portfolio of Utility Transmission Line and Substation Construction Projects. The Manager is responsible for responsible for scope, schedule,co...
POSITION SUMMARY: As an essential member of the Digital Marketing team, this position will work closely with category, product, and seasonal marketing teams to ensure the digital experience aligns with business goals and other marketing channels. The Digital Marketing Project Manager supports all aspects of the Paid Search program, interacting and leveraging both internal and external resources in...
Description: About the Job: Project Manager Lionbridge is seeking a Project Manager for WJA and related product testing. The ideal candidate will have management skills necessary to direct 10 to 20 employees, and remote teams of similar size, in a variety of QA related activities, must have strong QA skills, be detail oriented, have good technical knowledge, and be able to interact with client-sid...
Are you an IT or Business professional with Java Development & Project Management experience looking to work through an “established start-up” company that will both challenge and reward you? At GDI Infotech, we place only the best candidates for a variety of clients. Join our team today, and become part of something special! Position Overview: This is a long-term contract position for our client...
Job Title: Facilities Engineer / Project Manager Location: Bakersfield, CA Compensation: DOE Assignment Length: Contract-1-2+ years Recruiter to contact: June Kim Description: Our client is looking for a Facilities Engineer/Project Manager As a Project Manager will be working on small projects from early concept to execution. Types of projects could include: Pipeline design and construction Plant...
WHAT WE DO: Originally founded in 2000, BrightFire is a full-service creative digital agency serving businesses and industry niches, such as events and festivals, across the country. See more about us at DO NOT contact us directly. Only apply through HOW WE ROLL: This is an informal and relaxed environment, but we're very serious about developing superb webs...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our premier client in Houston, TX is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join a team interfacing with Core Bios, Embedded Controllers and Platform Enabling teams. This individual will join exciting & critical projects on a contract basis. The Project Manager will support key sustaining groups within both Hardware and Software teams. Experience working in multiple/...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A client of Kforce located in New York, New York in the healthcare industry has an urgent need for a PMP certified Project Manager. Job Scope: The ideal candidates will the ability to manage any IT related project. Project Management requires process knowledge, business/financial savvy, organization skills and strong communication capability. It is not based on specific technical...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager in Los Angeles, California (CA). Project Manager to design / document process. This PM will have excellent coordination, organizational, and communication skills. Job Scope: This is a 12 week assignment to help us manage a body of work to help us go through all the rp (Retirement Plan) materials, create a process, coordinate meetings, herd...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Renton, WA based healthcare organization is looking for a Contract Senior level Project Manager to support an Infrastrucutre Disaster Recovery project for a large data center migration effort. This will be a 6+ month long project, with the entire project lasting up to 2 years (they do 6 month contract extensions). REQUIREMENTS: The background needed for this role would includ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: We are looking to fill a fulltime role for a Project Manager out of San Diego, CA. The candidate will be working under the Program Manager to help coordinate operational tasks of company projects. As the Project Manager, you will be the liaison for product management, engineering, QA, and other project sponsors. Responsibilities: Builds strong working relationships with all depar...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Senior Technical Project Manager in Charlotte, NC. The Sr. Technical Project Manager needs to be technical enough to troubleshoot & debug issues, communicate with developers effectively & also have core release & project management skills. Assume ownership of critical projects that span multiple iterations & drive them to successful releases Co-ordina...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking Sr. Project Managers for their Kansas City, MO location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Summary: This is a technical project management position in which the project manager works collaboratively with solutions delivery team members (e.g. software development, configuration management, quality assurance, as well a...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager


$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
High School
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