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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Seeking Assistant Project Manager for large national General Contractor with offices in Atlanta. Job Summary: Help manage a construction project from start to finish by applying proven construction management methods in areas such as preconstruction, scheduling, budgeting, staffing, quality, safety, project closeout, subcontractor management, change order administration, and project reporting. Com...
Job Number: 421658 Clinical Project Manager - Oncology Summary: Responsible for overall project management of one or more biosimilar clinical studies, including overall management of Clinical Research Organizations, vendors and cross functional teams. May also include personnel development, mentoring of Clinical Research Associates / Sr. Clinical Research Associates and other clinical staff. Major...
Project/Delivery Manager - MDM (Master Data Management) Novato, CA 1 year contract The Delivery Manager will be responsible for working with the IT Lead to enable timely and quality delivery of the MDM project. The Delivery manager would work with Business Analysts, Solutions Engineers, Implementation Partners, Testers and Release and Deployment to manage design through deployment of the MDM proje...
Manpower is currently recruiting for a Project Manager - SAP/IT in Florham, NJ! Candidate MUST have SAP Cloud Travel experience. Job Requirements: • Must have experience implementing the Cloud Travel module • Needs technical expertise with SAP ECC and SAP Cloud for Travel in addition to complete Cloud for Travel product knowledge • Must be able to develop, test and execute LSMW programs to cleanup...
A specialty contractor focused in commercial and industrial painting and coatings applications is seeking a Regional Project Manager / EstimatorinJacksonville, Florida. This is a forward thinking business founded in 1981, and is ranked as one of America’s Best Painting/Coating Contractors. Our business strategy is to be the most proactive Specialty Contractor in the business. Therefore, we hold ev...
Role: Project Manager Location: Harford, CT Duration: 6+ months Role Overview and Responsibilities: We are looking for a PM to execute end to end Customer Strategy / Rationalization initiatives customer landscape. The role will entail: Driving all aspects of IT Project management and Portfolio activity, including collaborating and coordinating across all IT and Business segments. Defining the scop...
A specialty contractor focused in commercial and industrial painting and coatings applications is seeking a Regional Project Manager / EstimatorinColumbia, South Carolina. This is a forward thinking business founded in 1981, and is ranked as one of America’s Best Painting/Coating Contractors. Our business strategy is to be the most proactive Specialty Contractor in the business. Therefore, we hold...
Associate Project Manager-WD30009381 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market...
A specialty contractor focused in commercial and industrial painting and coatings applications is seeking a Regional Project Manager / EstimatorinBirmingham, Alabama. This is a forward thinking business founded in 1981, and is ranked as one of America’s Best Painting/Coating Contractors. Our business strategy is to be the most proactive Specialty Contractor in the business. Therefore, we hold ever...
Project Manager / Mechanical Estimator Job Description: Project management, cost estimating (Take-off); prepare proposals, quotations, following through with order placements. This job is for an individual who is passionate about helping customers finding the right solutions. Qualification: -Mechanical estimator for valves, pipes, and equipment; and quality take-offs. -Reading blue print (Mechanic...
POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for the management and coordination of all aspects of the job to insure that all departments come together in a timely manner to complete the overall goal of the project in the prescribed timeframe and budget. This includes but is not limited to the coordination and communication between the customer, engineering, manufacturing and subcontractors. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS R...
Position Summary "CHFM preferred, 5 years minimum experience in medical facility operations and maintenance. The Project Manager shall be technically qualified in the field of Healthcare Facilities Maintenance Management. Job Requirements: · Five (5) years’ experience in medical/health care facility operations and maintenance, including the supervision of a diversified work force responsible for m...
Sr. Project Manager – Big Data Growing technology firm in the Houston area is looking for a Sr. Project Manager to lead Big Data initiative! You will be responsible for managing all aspects of data implantation initiatives to be used by internal business units. In this role, you will lead a team of business analysts, data analysts, web and business intelligence developers in a SCRUM environment. Y...
Project Manager-Wilson, NC-Contract to Hire Did you know that CompuCom's employee benefits start on the first day of employment? Join CompuCom and enjoy our generous, DayOne Benefits(SM)! PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS Demonstrated project management experience and proven ability to deliver on time and on budget. Strong interpersonal, team management, communication and presentation. RESPONSIBILITIES * Act...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is looking for a highly skilled (seasoned) Project Manager for their Louisville, KY location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle with responsibilities including project design, scope management,...
Burgess & Niple (B&N) is a multidiscipline engineering firm. We are a recognized leader in transportation, utility, infrastructure, environmental sciences, architecture and land development. Driven by teamwork, our success has spurred steady growth for over 100 years. Become a part of the success and join our team! Burgess & Niple, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the day-to-day manage...
This well established medium sized contractor are experts in delivering complex construction projects for energy companies in the upstream and midstream sector building commercial and industrial facilities. This company have developed a reputation for constructing complex buildings to the highest level and as a result have grown consistently in the past 3+ years. They are now looking to appoint an...
Saint Paul company is looking for temporary-permanent Bilingual (Spanish) Project Manager Assistant. This company offers competitive pay, career growth opportunities, paid vacation, medical benefits and secured parking; however this location is accessible by public transportation. Company prides itself in strong employee engagement, training/mentoring and strong teamwork environment. Hours: Monday...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager for their Chicago, IL location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for accomplishing the project objectives You will plan, coordinate, implement and finalize projects according to the specifications and deadlines, all while keeping the project within budget You n...
Job Description This position is in support of the United States Attorney Office in Washington, DC located at 600 E Street, N.W. The anticipated length of this assignment is through May 31, 2016. * Travel as necessary for job duties. Travel could be extensive depending upon the needs of the cases. * The work requires knowledge of processes, procedures, and practices associated with accessing hard...
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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5591 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%
(3982 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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