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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a IT Project Manager-Digital Strategy in Deerfield, IL. Client develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, client applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products t...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Project Manager in Rancho Cucamonga, California (CA). Job Description: Leads the delivery of a highly complex project(s). Maintains a tactical focus. Sets clear objectives and defined deliverables. Develops cost benefit analyses for the project, communicates to an executive committee, creates and reports project status utilizing a dashboard, allocat...
Company Confidential Jamaica, NY, 11429
Successful and growing General Contractor in New York area is seeking a Project Manager to work on public improvement projects. The position requires at least 5 years experience in General Construction, preferably with government entities such as SCA, MTA, Port Authority, DDC, etc. Must be able to coordinate trades, follow and update the project schedule; maintain relationships with owner and subc...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager for their Stanford, CA location. Job Summary: The IT Project Manager is accountable for the end-to-end management of a range of projects in collaboration with heavily matrixed teams and stakeholders. The IT Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction of small- to large-scale programs with multiple sub-projects. This positio...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Financial client in the Greater Hartford, CT area is currently seeking a Migration Project Manager. Duties: Responsible for project success and day-to-day project execution. Coordinates project life cycle tasks from definition through post implementation. Responsible for project scope definition and change control management. Ensures creation, identification, prioritization a...
Expanding disaster restoration company is seeking a Construction Estimator / Project Manager. Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration is a rapidly developing full-service property restoration firm headquartered in Wheeling, WV. We are seeking to fill positions at our Morgantown, WV Office. The individual will be estimating and selling construction and reconstruction jobs for both residential and commerci...
With more than 65 years of experience, Hewitt Associates (NYSE: HEW) is the world's foremost provider of human resources outsourcing and consulting services. The company consults with more than 2,300 organizations and administers human resources, health care, payroll and retirement programs on behalf of more than 340 companies to millions of employees and retirees worldwide. Located in 33 countrie...
Company Confidential Jacksonville, FL
Senior Level Business Analyst/Project Manager - $90-100K - 6 months Contract-to-Hire Location: Jacksonville, FL Excellent opportunity to work for a National Company in an Enterprise Environment with excellent Healthcare, Dental, Life, and PTO Benefits (post contract). Company offers flexible working hours and a great culture. The ideal candidate will have: - Over 5 years of experience as Senior Le...
PROJECT MANAGER - Wire Displays JOB DESCRIPTION The Blanc Display Group is a leading manufacturer of signage, displays and point-of-purchase materials for the retail industry. We are seeking an outgoing, enthusiastic, hard working, computer-literate, detail-oriented and bright person to join our corporate headquarters in Dover, NJ. RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to): • Oversee custom or...
Knight Security is looking for Sr. Project Managers who share the values of Honor, Integrity and Service; and the need for a growth opportunity in a solid progressive organization with an extraordinary reputation. Security Industry experience is not required, but we do need a Project Manager experienced in delivering excellence. It is a benefit to be able to converse with a high degree of confiden...
An incentives company is in need of a Junior E-Commerce Project Manager. The company is located in Manhattan and works with a variety of clients regarding their incentives programs. This is a temp to hire position and a great opportunity to start a career. While working in this position you will gain knowledge of all aspects of e-commerce, communicating with vendors, incentives, and creating prese...
Quintiles (NYSE: Q) is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 29,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. We helped develop or commercialize all of 2013’s top-100 best-selling drugs on the market. Quintiles applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along with extensive thera...
Title: Senior Architect/ Project Manager Position ID: SST- KK- 0730 Loc: Florida Number of positions: Multiple Duration: Long-term These are multiple positions. We are looking for Senior Architects, Analysts and Project Managers with experience as stated below. · At least 5 years of experience and knowledge of Medicaid Information Technology Architecture (MITA), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Ser...
Immediate opportunity for a Project Manager in CO! Great Southwestern Construction, Inc, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc., one of the oldest and largest electrical contractors in the country, has an immediate opportunity for a Project Manager to manage the design phase EPC projects. This position would support the Pre-Construction Services Group to oversee the design process from conception to hand...
Project Manager Irving, TX Your skills are needed just about anywhere. But is it where you want to go? Imagine working for one of the nations most respected companies. Whether you are pursuing a contract or permanent placement, Experis knows how and where to get you where you want to go. The main function of the role is to provide lead or support activities with respect to program and project mana...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager - HRIS Systems Modernization for their Whippany, NJ location. Job Scope: The chosen candidate will be a critical member of the Corporate Functions IT team, focusing on key 2014 initiatives sponsored by our Human Resources business partners including new platform implementations, vendor integrations and reporting standardization. Princip...
We have an opening for a Project Manager for our computer hardware client in the Round Rock Texas area. If you have previous experience like the description below, please apply today! The responsibilities of this Project manager will include the management, administration, and tracking of OEM solutions projects that may include hardware and critical customer deliverables. The duties will include c...
We are seeking a Junior Project Manager that has experience running many Information technology projects. This is considered a Mid-Level Project Manager position to run 9 months with a strong possibility of hire. Defines project scope, work plan, resource needs, timeline and budget for software and hardware projects. Manages resources to complete project on time and within budget. Manages issues,...
We are seeking an experienced Project Manager for a very good company in Upstate, NY. Relocation assistance is available. Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Effectively oversees and provides direction to project team; including the assignment of responsibilities, tasks, and technical functions. 2. Ensures projects are managed to delivery schedules, budget schedules and support customer expectations. Pr...
Industry leader, Related Management, has a great career opportunity for an outstanding Maintenance Project Manager at our 694 unit Section 8/LIHTC residential site located in Chicago, IL. Responsi...
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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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