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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N-Tier Solutions Inc. is seeking an Application Project Manager for our direct client in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. * There may be one or two interview rounds, but onsite interview is mandatory. For the Win7/Citrix 6.5 Program, the project managers will be manage and support multiple workstreams. The primary workstreams will be the: Application workstream where the PM will be the lead PM respon...
Stellar Materials Incorporated 7777 Glades Road, Suite 310 Boca Raton, FL 33434 (561) 330-9300 main Excellent opportunity for an IT Project Manager working out of our Boca Raton office. This is a six month contract at a set price (negotiable) with specific deliverables. Individual will work full time from our Boca Raton office until projects agreed upon are completed. Below is a...
MOUNTAIN, LTD. is currently seeking a Project Manager for a major client in Irvine, CA. Description - Responsible for the schedule, coordination and completion of projects. - Effectively manage multiple, concurrent product development projects. - Responsible for organizing highly complex activities for the successful launch of projects. - Oversee all aspects of project implementation to deliver pr...
Project Manager Senior We are looking for someone with experience as a powertrain manager. He/she should have strong knowledge of Powertrain and its components. Responsibilities: Oversee complex programs and teams of technical resources. Must organize, manage, control, and direct all activities for the program. Lead status meetings with project team. Make presentation on the program status to mana...
Summary: The Project Manager will be responsible for managing OEM and sales projects in the Air Transport market. Primary focus will be on airline specific sales projects with support provided to OEM and other CAS priorities as required. Oversees execution of comprehensive, multi-tiered project schedules created through the input of project resources. Fosters collaboration with fellow managers and...
Job Description Title:Project Manager II Reports to: Manager, Project Management Position Description The Project Manager II supports the day-to-day activities within a project (or group of projects) in order to ensure success. He/she is responsible for supervising internal Engineering, Field, and Vendor resources in the execution of the work. The PM manages moderate to complex Network projects in...
Provide the following duties: Responsible for running complex programs and projects; which includes handling tasks that are involved in designing and development, as well as production. Undertakes strategy creation for contingency planning and risk mitigation Fully utilizing Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) from a Program perspective, tracking: requirements, work items, bugs, deliverables, b...
Full Time Permanent Position for a large US Company. STI-B-447 Project Manager - Stakeholders Location: Job is in Bourne, MA Domain: Engineering Experience: Job Responsibilities: Identify assumptions and constraints (technical, schedule, resource, budget) for each project and develop and maintain plans for each aspect of a project. Monitor, control, and communicate to corporate management the stat...
Direct Hire Opportunity for Project Manager This position plans, directs, and coordinates activities of projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Serves as the focal point for customers to ensure that company meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations. · Takes necessar...
Revive, Chicagoland’s premier design/build bathroom company, is seeking an experienced bath designer to assist clients in final product design, selection, pricing and drawings. Requirements:  Background and experience with meeting with clients to select detailed bathroom products for high end remodeling and renovations of bathrooms.  Candidate must have experience working with several vendors fo...
Qualified Candidates send resumes to Jeanine Hastings ***** Eclaro is looking for an Information Technology Project Manager in Long Island to plan, execute and finalize Software Development projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes coordinating the efforts of team members across multiple departments in order to deliver projects according to plan. Responsibi...
Our client is seeking a qualified Project Manager fir the following CONTRACT TO HIRE position: The person in this position will be accountable for leading the definition, planning, management, and delivery of projects in support of the program strategy and goals. The individual will lead cross-organization teams, effectively planning, communicating, and driving change through the execution of proj...
Length of Engagement: 10 month Contract No visa sponsorship, no C2C Position Description: Senior Project Manager to work in the Technology Finance Solutions department. The duties will include facilitating workshops, engaging vendors and technical teams, managing scope/schedule/performance/risk, etc. Required Experience: Experience managing large IT projects required 5 years project management exp...
Position Summary Responsible for the management of project teams across multiple jobs providing contracted services to customers (e.g., RF design, site acquisition, A&E services, land use planning, zoning and permitting, tower modifications, collocations and cell site construction). Ensure project is completed according to mutually agreed upon timeline of customer and Company and in accordance wit...
Position: Project Manager Position Available: 2 Client: SUS Location: Irvine, CA / Los Angeles , CA The Project Manager is responsible for implementation of SUS products and prepares proposals and managing simple to complex technical projects using project methodology and project management processes. We are looking for a Project Manager with a concentration of schedules and internal administratio...
Experis specializes in working with talented professionals across the globe to support many industries and verticals. Currently Experis is working with one our leading Fortune 500 clients to find an IT Project Manager with proven experience creating, supporting, and executing multi-phase project plans in a data centric team. Our client is looking for dynamic, energetic, and inquisitive people, who...
Company: Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Division: IC - Mobility - Intelligent Traffic Solutions Location: TX - Austin Req ID: 136188 Position Title: Senior Project Manager - Traffic & Street Light Infrastructure – Austin, TX Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: No Company Description: The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector is transforming cities...
The Globalization team at PayPal is looking for an adaptable, high performing, motivated and self-reliant Senior Production Manager, Localization who has direct experience in managing the end-to-end process of releasing quality global products and large-scale global product management. The individual will use a broad set of skills and experiences to ensure our international customers' receive qual...
Insight Consulting Group, a boutique Chicago-based marketing consulting agency, seeks a Project Manager / Qualitative Research Analyst to join its growing team. This role will require qualitative project execution as well as both analytic and design skills: the project manager / analyst will need to synthesize qualitative research to identify key themes, trends, and insights (globally and by segme...
The Project Manager eDiscovery plans, manages coordinates, executes and finalizes the day to day eDiscovery activities on a matter. In this capacity, the Project Manager, eDiscovery: • Plans, coordinates and manages all of the day to day eDiscovery project activities on a matter including vendor management, communication and monitoring. • Coordinates with the firm’s attorneys on matter status, dea...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager


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

Some College Coursework Completed
High School
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