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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Network Project Manager About DB Healthcare IT DB Healthcare IT, focused solely on healthcare IT domain, partners with Providers, Payers and established healthcare consulting practices to provide them with qualified consulting resources. We have been very successful in providing project directors, program managers, analysts, interface engineers, training and go live consultants for EPIC, Meditech,...
Job Number: 249238 BPR Project Manager BPR Project Manager Bachelors/Masters degree or equivalent work experience required. Position will be located in Washington, DC. Project Management Certification (PMP) and Six Sigma credentials (minimum Green Belt) highly desired. 6-8 years of progressive project/program level management within the Consulting space highly desirable. Experience developing spec...
Precision Resources, a division of the Trimarc Group Inc. is currently looking a Senior Project Manager for long-term contract position with one of our clients located in Montgomery, AL. Qualified individuals must have proven experience with driving very large technical projects to successful completion. You will be coordinating work with cross-functional team leaders and departments and be heavil...
Description Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results. Requirements A successful Project Ma...
A phenomenal opportunity as the “Sales Project Manager” within the Pall Corporation. Pall Corporation Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world. Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative products...
Senior Clinical Project Manager Athens Campus The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is a leader in providing a patient-centered, clinically integrated medical education continuum, from pre-medical education to undergraduate medical education, and on through residency training, with an emphasis on primary care. Our focused research and community health programs speak to our c...
Fort Wayne, 46802
Construction Project Manager The role of Project Manager can be defined in one word: Organization. Slattery Builders is a residential construction Company looking for an accountable Project Manager for all projects as the Owners representative. Manages the work performed by Contractors and Consultants. Duties: Manages all aspects of Construction Projects Provides project schedules and time line ev...
Madison, 53713
Auburn Ridge, a custom cabinet and millwork company supplying quality building products to builders, is seeking a Project Manager to join our team! Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Preparing clear and concise proposals * Securing accurate and consistent field measure data * Identifying potential installation issues and communicating them to the Cabinet and Millwork Specialist an...
PROJECT MANAGER STRUCTURAL Steel Fabricator in Memphis, TN seeks a qualified PROJECT MANAGER. Must have at least 5 yrs. experience and/or Construction Degree. Competitive Pay and Benefit Package! Please email resumes to: ***** No Phone Calls Please!!! Posting provided by:...
Construction Project Manager/Estimator Founded in 1968, Grinder, Taber & Grinder, Inc. is a full service commercial construction company specializing in commercial and industrial construction in the Memphis regional area. Examples of typical company projects include: Retail centers, medical facilities, multistory office buildings, churches, athletic facilities, office / showroom buildings, and int...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Marketing Project Manager for their Framingham, MA location. Job Description: The role of the Marketing Program Manager is to plan and execute programs and initiatives in partnership with Merchandising, Store Operations and the internal Agency; These marketing activities influence our customers' perceptions and shopping behaviors both inside and outside of...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Technical Project Manager in New York, NY. This firm is the market leader in providing high performance solutions for trading on electronic markets. Job Description: With offices in multiple locations including London, New York, Tokyo and others, our client is a rapidly expanding, dynamic and committed company where candidates with the right attitude will...
Reporting to our Director of Information Systems and Technology (“IST”), the Project Manager/Scrum Master will be a member of the IST leadership team and will assist in the ongoing development and implementation of our enterprise IST strategy. The Project Manager/Scrum Master will lead a dynamic and complex IST integration and implementation effort, responsible for overseeing all tasks in support...
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER TO MANAGE PROJECT MANAGERS Major firm located in Wayne, New Jersey is seeking a Senior Project Manager to manage four Project Managers. This position will be starting off in Wayne, New Jersey and within the next six months the company will be moving to Parsippany, New Jersey. The firm is not seeking a consultant for this role; the ideal candidate should possess extensive exp...
Job Summary- Agile Project Manager Utilize your strong project management skills and knowledge of global capital markets to drive the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Project Plan. Join an exciting team and apply your experience as a Scrum Master to effectively drive the project to completion. ettain group has an immediate need for an Agile Project Manager opportunity in Jersey...
Job Summary: Performs project management responsibilities relating to information technology implementations, upgrades and conversions. Provides analytical support for information technology projects. Develops and revises project materials and maintains project documentation. Provides numeric and graphic design support e.g. presentation materials. Recommends improvements in project deliverables. W...
PROJECT MANAGER 3 Specialty: Asset Management 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...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply R&D Technical Project Manager Lafayette, LA; Baton Rouge, LA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply R&D Technical Project Manager Lafayette, LA; Baton Rouge, LA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details We are a prestigious Food Product manufacturing and distribution company. Currently looking for a...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Project Manager Columbia, MD Full-Time $110,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Senior Project Manager Columbia, MD Full-Time $110,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Senior Project Manager with experience, please read on! We are seeking a candidate that will have experience in both roadway geometric...
Santec Inc., a company with history of more than 20 years in the high-end kitchen and bath industry, is looking for a Project Manager/Engineer to join its growing team of engineers and designer. You will be joining a team that’s passionate about its products. The project manager will be responsible for overseeing all engineering/design projects and the team to ensure all activities are being compl...

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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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