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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Job Description: My client is an energy company that connects growing resources to expanding markets. They are leveraging their strategic footprint of assets to become the leading full-service midstream logistics provider. They are looking for an experience NGL Engineering Project Manager that can work on multiple small to medium sized projects. Qualifications: 10 to 15 years of Project Management...
Job Description Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Pragmatics, Inc. is seeking a Software Development Project Manager to support a US Government Financial Regulatory Agency. This multiyear position is a terrific opportunity for a seasoned technical resource on this critical, high profile effort. As Software Development Pro...
Position Summary: Manages and is accountable for the project management, contract performance, and internal interface of assigned Parker projects. Manages development projects of moderate complexity and scope, capital projects, or portions of projects/programs. Serves as the focal point to all stakeholders, both internal and external, for the project(s). Project scope is generally evaluated based...
Project Manager / Scrum Master Job Duties Manage projects that start in a rapid/agile development model and then transition them into a more sustaining and structured program Drive the end-to-end project process across various functional teams, from resource planning through deployment Set and manage expectations with clients and the internal team around timelines, scope, and budget Develop and ma...
Provides technical expertise in developing, deploying, and managing professional services solutions exclusively to Federal Government clients' business needs on a fee-for service or billable hours basis. Responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for a highly complex TECHNICAL program or group of programs. Responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a project within the progra...
The Project Manager performs day to day management of projects and helps develop long-term and strategic objectives to ensure that end user requirements will be met. Performs horizontal integration planning and interface with other functional areas. Ensure technical solutions and schedules are implemented in a timely manner. The PM is responsible for the assigned personnel management ot technical...
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working - the Collaborative Business Experience - and through a global delivery model called...
Sr Project Manager – Certified Scrum Master About Inviso: Inviso increases our clients’ bottom lines through a unique combination of Strategy and Operational Consulting, Business Intelligence and Marketing. We help our clients develop and clarify their business strategies, dissect and analyze their business data, and create behavior-changing marketing solutions. We are an entrepreneurial, agile or...
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Client: Santa Clara County Rate: 100/h Locals only Hi, We have this following requirement with one of my client: Position: Windows 7 Roll-out Project Manager Location: San Jose, CA Rate: Open Start Date: Immediate Duration: 6+ months REQUIRED: PMP certification RESPONSIBILITIES * Clearly define roles and responsibilities. * Build and maintain a detailed project work breakdown structure. * Manage m...
Do you have what it takes to join our winning team? Because we're looking for top-notch employees at WIN. WIN is the term we like to use because it captures our spirit, our brand, and our passionate business approach (it's also our stock ticker symbol). WIN also encompasses our work family - the real winners - who embody this philosophy. Windstream is the FORTUNE 500 provider of choice for data, v...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Vancouver, WA client is looking for an experienced Infrastructure Project Manager with the ability to: Increase bandwidth of Systems Engineers for Security, Mobility, Device Management, and Walkup Project Management experience (coordination, scheduling, reporting, risk management) Aggregate and port all applicable product requirements to appropriate external databases * Colla...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager in San Francisco, California (CA). This role will be reporting to the PMO manager, this position oversees and coordinates multiple cross-functional efforts impacting both Controller's and Risk groups. The PM is responsible for the creation of project communication to stakeholders, as well as the application of policies and processes that go...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a ERP Project Manager for their Ne Canaan, CT location. Job Scope: The ERP Project Manager will be responsible implementing IFS ERP, accompanied by Business Transformation and Change Management. This will be done in close collaboration with the functional business leaders, the Information Technology team and 3rd party Implementation Specialists. Runs the ERP...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Healthcare Project Manager in Newark, New Jersey (NJ). Activities include: Develop and maintain project plan Align plan and activities with larger program efforts Manage execution of product implementation Manage Risk and Issue Log Develop and distribute status reports REQUIREMENTS: Strong PM skills mandatory Healthcare and IT experience is required Financ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Fortune 50 Entertainment Client is looking for a Business Intelligence Project Manager for their Glendale, CA location. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing and business intelligence development projects for MicroStrategy Dashboards and Web Reporting. Job Scope: The Project manager is responsible for planning, monitoring, and managing application development f...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager in Aurora, Colorado (CO). Position Description: Activities include coordinating the delivery of multiple projects, developing cost benefit analyses for the program, communicating to an executive committee, creating and reporting program status utilizing a dashboard, allocating resources across the multiple projects, defining project governa...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior IT Project Manager in Lake Oswego, Oregon (OR). Position Description: Activities include coordinating the delivery of multiple projects, communicating to an executive committee, creating and reporting program status utilizing a dashboard, allocating resources across the multiple projects. Daily Responsibilities: Develops strategies and project plans...
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...
1. Location Simsbury, CT 2. Purpose of Position The Project Manager – New Product Development will be responsible for joining a cross-functional team of product engineering, technical marketing, and manufacturing personnel to develop new products for a rapidly expanding market. The Project Manager – NPD will gain exposure to all phases of the product development process from concept to commerciali...
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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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