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 Project Manager in Charlotte, NC. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company Responsibilities may include but aren't limited to: Demonstrates an understanding of customer's tactical goals and effectively participates in the development and implementation of business solutions Manages project risk through comprehensive mitigation...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager for their Charlotte, NC location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Duties: Plans, prepares for, and effectively facilitates team meetings: agenda, roll call, meeting facilitation, minutes, and follow through on actions post meetings Able to keep track of actions due across multiple businesses and c...
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Our client is a growing supply chain software vendor that is expanding their professional services team as a result. We are currently seeking a candidate with project management experience implementing supply chain software offerings for this exciting opportunity to join their organization: Position title: Project Manager Location: Anywhere in U.S. Job Description: As a Project Manager and member...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A large pharmaceutical company located in the financial district of San Francisco, California (CA) is seeking a Project Manager to join their team. This role's location is BART accessible if needed. Position Responsibilities: Assisting with projects associated with a product launch due to a new business acquisition Product launches, ensuring correct pricing is communicated, that...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager for their New York, NY location. Job Scope: As an IT Project Manager, you will be an integral member of our company project management team responsible for leading the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of key projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager for their New York, NY location. Job Scope: As an IT Project Manager, you will be an integral member of our company project management team responsible for leading the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of key projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking a talented Project Manager for a 1 year contract with a Wilmington, Delaware (DE) client. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Scope: Lead large complex programs containing multiple, interrelated projects targeted at achieving an overall business goal. A Program is defined as an LOB scale endeavor requiring multiple indepen...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Network Architect / Project Manager in Atlanta, GA. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Conducts end to end project management of multiple large projects and may also manage sub components of a large program. Leads cross functional teams to complete projects or program deliverables within allotted timeline and budget. Identifies key internal/external stakehold...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in New Haven, CT has a 12+ month's contract for a Senior Project Manager. This global pharmaceutical/biotechnology client is looking for a Senior Project Manager with a strong background in business intelligence to lead projects developing dashboards with advanced visual data analytics reporting and trend analysis for multiple business units including, global sales and...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Marketing Project Manager / Traffic Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts (MA). The Marketing Project Manager / Traffic Coordinator manage external creative projects within the Personal Insurance Marketing Department by securing resources and developing delivery schedules for the Creative Services, Print Production and Marketing/Account teams. Functional re...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in Miami, Florida (FL) is looking for a Business Analyst / Project Manager. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company REQUIREMENTS: Experience in leading business process re-engineering efforts for at least 3 medium-to-large software projects Minimum of 3 years of Project Management experience; understanding the business need, defining and...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a DOT Telecom Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts (MA). This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Scope: The Project Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of IT projects that includes any and all phases of the life cycle. The Project Manager is accountable for delivering projects on time, within budget,...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is searching for a Integration Project Manager in El Segundo, CA. This role will develop and execute strategic and tactical projects to meet our clients Sales and Marketing business objectives within. This position will be accountable for gathering/documenting requirements, managing/refining business processes, facilitating systems and analysis discussions. The manager...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Awesome opportunity for a Technical Project Manager, Mobility in San Diego, CA. Qualified candidates must demonstrate specific experience managing projects in the multi-channel mobility platform space. Projects supported incorporates customers in the Social, Cloud, Information and Mobile platforms for the firm. Must have a strong Agile Generalist behavior with an emphasis on Outc...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client has a great long term consulting opportunity for a Software Engineering Project Manager position in San Diego, CA. This position requires being: Well versed in SDLC, Agile, and iterative software development practices REQUIREMENTS: Required Skills: Must have experience with SDLC, Agile, and iterative software development MS Project Exposure to Microsoft Team Foundation...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Project Manager in Pasadena, California (CA). This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Description: The individual will be the key project manager for cross functional implementation of Health Care reform claims and remittance processing for the NCAL and SCAL regions The individual will interact with multiple cross...
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's.net 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...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client in the Hartford CT area has an immediate need for a Project Manager to lead a portfolio of projects to migrate from their legacy Java based portal system to SharePoint and convert applications to the .Net framework. There are multiple applications that serve as customer facing web portals and the legacy system will not be supported by the end of 2014 and must be conver...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Major Financial Client in the Enfield, CT area is currently searching for a Siebel CRM Project Manager. The Siebel CRM PM must have experience working with Siebel CRM. Need strong communication skills, self-aware, self-starter, able to operate with transparency, urgency, and be a problem solver. Collaborative, as working successfully with other teams and business partners is...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking an IT Project Manager in New York, New York (NY). The IT Project Manager will be an integral member of our project management team responsible for leading the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of key projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The ideal candidate will be ha...
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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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