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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Multifamily Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers, Lead Carpenters Renovations contractor seeks project managers, assistant project managers, and lead carpenters/foremen for growing apartment renovation projects. Projects are located in Bay Area (San Ramon, San Jose, San Mateo). Minimum 5 years construction project management experience required for Project manager position. Minimum 5 ye...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Immediate Project Management positions (Construction- Education Facilities) BA or BS in Architecture, Urban Planning, Engineering or Construction Management by accredited university. AIA or PE certification in California is required. 3 to 15+ yrs exp in managing multiple construction projects ranging from $1 M to > $50 M, educational facility construction preferred. BIM, DSA, & Partnering experie...
American Modern is widely recognized as a leading expert in the specialty insurance business. With more than 48 years of experience, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property like mobile homes and specialty dwellings. American Modern also offers specialty policies for consumers in the recreational market, including owners of boats, personal watercraft, classic...
We are a leader in our industry and as such we are experiencing tremendous growth. Due to this growth we are seeking to add several Project managers at various levels to the organization. In these roles candidates (Project Manager / Sr Project Manager, level will be determined based upon skills set, experience , tenure.) will manage and direct one or more IT project teams to meet project objective...
Company Confidential Ocala, FL, 34474
Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager Ocala based commercial construction company looking for experienced Project Manager and/or Assistant Project Manager. 4-year degree in an accredited construction related curriculum and 1-2 years of construction related experience; or minimum of 3 years of construction related project mgnt/supervisory experience preferred. Salary will commensurate with ex...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a subject matter expert in project management,...
Description: You're looking to be inspired. We're looking to make a difference. At UnitedHealth Group, we're on a mission to help people live healthier lives and we're looking for ways to drive innovation. As a Senior Project Manager, you'll work to not only challenge the status quo, but change it. If your heart starts pounding when you realize the impact projects will have on people, you have f...
JOB DESCRIPTION Project Manager ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinates the installation of company software and hardware products at customer locations. Communicates directly with customers and Third-Party Vendors during the lifecycle of a project. Develops a firm timetable for the installation, discusses the project plan, establishes meeting dates and project milestones and the g...
Job ID EPM-00006376 Emerson Company Process Systems & Solutions Country United States State/Province Texas City Houston Publish Start Date Jan 16 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Emerson Process Management is a leading supplier of process management products and solutions, including control valves, regulators, transmitters, analyzers, and automation and safety syste...
Position Description: Job Summary: THIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED IN EITHER THE APPLETON OR MADISON, WI CAMPUSES The Implementation Project Manager (IPM) is a highly motivated professional with at least 5 years of successful PBM project management experience interfacing with clients to manage projects including transitioning clients to Navitus from their current PBM, implementing new services/prog...
Position Summary: Direct, administer and execute research and development activities for new product designs to meet the needs of the market and within the capabilities of our manufacturing environment. Perform, direct and administer special projects. Must use and be an advocate of the principles of the Win Strategy. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __ Has Direct Reports __X__ Does Not Have D...
Description Conifer Patient Communications At Conifer Patient Communications, we offer the strength and stability of Tenet Healthcare, a Fortune 500 company, with the ingenuity and energy of a healthcare independent. We are a healthcare solutions company born from the healthcare industry. We take care of hospital business, so hospitals can focus on caring for patients. Ready to be part of our so...
The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of a construction project. Responsibilities: Including but not limited to: •The overall responsibility for safety, quality, and budget for projects ranging in size. •Managing direct reports to include Field Superintendent, Project Engineer, Office Manager, QC, and Safety. •Preparing project status ...
Position Description: Job Summary: The Implementation Project Manager, TPA/Employer (IPMT) is a highly motivated professional with at least 3 years of successful project management experience interfacing with TPA and/or employer type clients to manage projects that could include transitioning clients to Navitus from their current PBM, implementing new services/programs, facilitating a change in ...
Auto req ID: 1999BR Job Posting Title: Project Manager External Manufacturing-Remote Mid-West Region Person Type: Regular Posting Category: Supply Chain Management Location: Rensselaer Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and com...
Huntsman currently has an immediate opening for a dynamic individual with proven capability as a Project Manager in the Conroe,Texas location. Essential responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following: 50% Actively manage the execution of assigned capital and expense projects through the Site project execution process. Ensures engineering and construction resources...
“As a professional, you are seeking to join one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, servicing patients from all over the world. Penn Medicine believes that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees! Our campus' offer tobacco free environments and our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. Employees who certify that...
Job ID EPM-00008148 Emerson Company Valve Automation Country United States State/Province Texas City Houston Publish Start Date Jun 16 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description The Project Manager will be responsible for the smooth execution of CRPC projects. She/he manages the constraints of cost, time, scope and quality of a project.This individual strives to maintain the ...
Job ID EPM-00005588 Emerson Company Process Systems & Solutions Country United States State/Province California City Fairfield Publish Start Date Oct 15 2013 Job Level Supervisor / Manager Job Description Provides project leadership to large groups of highly qualified professional personnel engaged in complex work. Accountable for maintaining a solid customer relationship, and for ensuring...
On-site management and direct Project Management / Supervision of field (land) operations crews and/or marine operations crews including emergency response operations. Position will source, bid and manage projects per company/office guidelines. Adhere to and optimize strict compliance with corporate/office policies and procedures, established health and safety protocols, and all applicable local, ...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5601 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.1%
Master's
26.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.6%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(3993 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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