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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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Experis client is currently seeking an IT Project Manager for a long-term contract assignment in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Must have skills: 1. Strong PM experience 2. Must have extensive experience with Win7 and Citrix. 3. Strong packaging skills a must. For the Win7/Citrix 6.5 Program, the project managers will be manage and support multiple workstreams. The primary workstreams will be the: Applicat...
SGI is committed to helping our customers solve their most demanding technology challenges by delivering high performance computing, data management, data analytics and professional services. We are currently seeking a Solutions Program Manager that will provide leadership and guidance for our delivery staff and ecosystem partners in building and bringing to market high performance solutions utili...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. BI-257 Office Project Manager Engineer – PLC Controls H1 Transfer Perm Job Location: Job is in Charlotte, NC Domain: Engineering Experience: 2 years Job Requirements & Experience: Project Lead experience with PLC Controls to Manage Projects, do proposals, meet with customers, hands on PLC work when needed. Required Previous Lead experience of 2...
Project Manager - IT New created IT Project Manager position with growing private equity firm to oversee the core systems, cloud, application, intranet / portal, infrastructure, and 3rd party software implementations. Required: PMP required Experience taking project from conception to production coordinating with others to manage all aspects of solution delivery including: requirements gathering,...
Roseland Management Services, L.P. is the premier urban redeveloper of luxury apartments and homes in the Northeast, and we have established a reputation for quality and creativity that has been unmatched in the marketplace. Our continued success is due in large part to the employees of our company. Roseland Management Services encourages employees to think "outside the box", rewarding these effor...
My Cincinnati client is a well-known, successful commercial construction company. They specialize in design-build and negotiated bid work. They have a stellar reputation for quality and an impeccable record for paying their sub-contractors. They need a Project Manager who can successfully manage a commercial construction project. For the right person, this is a great opportunity to really grow in...
The Project Manager leads high priority projects, primarily within the IT Infrastructure domain. She/he is also a top-level contributor that acts independently with minimal direction. In addition, the ability to form strong relationships and communicate with a breadth and variety of internal and external resources is critical. Must exhibit leadership skills and be able to indirectly manage resourc...
Position Title: Project Manager, Integration Services Location: Herndon, VA Description: The Project Manager, Integration Services will have overall responsibility for Exostar’s B2B on-boarding service, including product releases, trading partner enablement, production support and sales support. The candidate will need to be able to direct a team of internal and 3rd-party resources for the deliver...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. B-1044 Project Manager Robotic systems - Project Management Experience Location: Job is in Bourne, MA Domain: Computer/Software Experience: 2 Years Salary: $100k-$110k Description: This Company is a very well known global company that designs and manufacturer’s robotic systems that are used underwater and in space. Job Responsibilities: Ensure t...
Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader. Job Responsibilities Project Management Responsible for the successful completion of large size projects in a matrix IT organization. Responsible for managing all knowledge area...
Our mission is to be recognized as a premier commercial builder by the clients and markets that we serve. We will earn this recognition by establishing lasting relationships with our customers based in trust, accountability, and exceptional value. Our team of construction professionals is empowered to provide dedicated leadership to the entire building process with ingenuity and passion, exceeding...
Sr. Agile IT Project Manager in St. Pete (1 position) Hudson IT is looking for an accomplished agile project manager for a position in Pinellas Park! Why no wordy, detailed, fluffy job description? Because if you are a Senior PM that has been working on IT projects then you probably know from just these points if you'll be a fit or not. If so, shoot me a resume and let's talk - it's that simple. T...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. B-985 Pipeline Project Mgr (Oil & Gas) - Microsoft Office Team oriented Location: Job is in Denver, CO Domain: Managerial Experience: 7 Years Experienced Pipeline Project Mgr (Oil & Gas) is required having responsibility for all phases of planning and execution on large sized pipeline engineering projects. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for a...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. B-713 After Sales Project Manager – Piping Equipment Process Location: Job is in Tulsa, OK Domain: Sales Experience: 12 Years Experienced after Sales Project Manager is required with a Bachelors Degree having responsibility to manage the execution of the project with a focus on maintaining or improving the as-sold profit level for the project Jo...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. B-985 Pipeline Project Mgr (Oil & Gas) – Experience IN Pipeline Design Location: Job is in Denver, CO Domain: Management Experience: 7 Years Job Responsibilities: Responsible for all phases of planning and execution on large sized pipeline engineering projects. Plans, organizes, coordinates, and controls projects in accordance with established p...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. B-713 After Sales Project Manager – Structural Instrumentation Electrical Location: Job is in Tulsa, OK Domain: Sales Experience: 12 Years Job Responsibilities: Provided technical leadership and field support in the sales of upgrades, retrofit, and warranty projects Direct or perform all aspects of after sales projects including engineering, pro...
. A Project Manager position in Southfield, MI is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technology. To be considered for this position the candidate should have 5 years of IT Project Management experience. The salary for this position after being hired will depend on qualifications. As a contractor the hourly rate will be around $65/hr. *Please note this contract does not support C2C or H1B...
Job Description: The IT Project Manager plans, organizes, executes, evaluates and leads systems projects from concept through closure. This includes all aspects of system implementation, following the Project Management Offices standards and procedures, to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations and maintain a high level of quality through communication, customer service and organization...
Your Challenge: Philips Healthcare is seeking an Installation Project Manager to support our business in the Northeast! Candidates can be located in NY, CT or PA. The Project Manager will responsible for managing the installation of Philips Healthcare diagnostic imaging equipment at customer sites within an assigned territory. Your Responsibilities: As the Project Manager, you will be planning, di...
Project Manager job in San Francisco, CA One of Ajilon’s top clients in the banking industry is seeking a Project Manager for a temporary position in San Francisco, CA. This is a full-time position located in the bustling Financial District, easily accessible by all modes of public transportation. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous project management experience, thrives in a...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager


$41,006.00 - $121,000.00
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Education / Training

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