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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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Experis IT is looking for a Project Test Manager for a contract to hire opportunity for our financial services client in Omaha, NE. This person will work across functional groups, and bring oversight and governance to large program initiatives. Candidates need to have strong Project Management, communication and relationship building skills. You would be driving the project, leading status reports...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Project Manager for their Minneapolis, MN location. Job Description. Responsible for leading project teams and managing all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation planning, executing/ controlling, and closing) associated with projects that are long-term, line of business-wide and medium to high in risk, scope, complexity. Consults with business par...
Position: Infrastructure Project Manager Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ Duration: 6+ months Rate: $65/hr W2 or C2C Education: Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience Roles and Responsibilities : Must have experience with ITSM and project management. Looking for someone who has experience working in enterprise level environments and have helped define and implement...
Our client in the Eastside is looking for a senior CRM technical project manager/ Business manager. If you are interested, please connect with me as soon as possible to discuss further. Job Description: · Work with business sponsor to define, scope, and estimate future enhancements and architectural items. · Drive and manage business requirements gathering process · Coordinate business stakeholder...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply IT Project Manager with great growth potential! Palatine, IL Full-Time $65,000 - $80,000 Apply Apply IT Project Manager with great growth potential! Palatine, IL Full-Time $65,000 - $80,000 Apply Job Details If you are a IT Project Manager with experience, please read on! We are looking for someone to manage...
Project Manager, Non Tech-Redmond, WA-12 Month Contract Did you know that CompuCom's employee benefits start on the first day of employment? Join CompuCom and enjoy our generous, DayOne Benefits(SM)! *Work for the world's leading software enterprise!* We're looking for a candidate who can track projects and work streams end-to-end while working across teams. This is an extremely fast paced, stress...
Great company in Orange is seeking a Project Manager. The Project Manager will be responsible for maintaining and insuring the efficient utilization of the production resources, including capital equipment and human resources, to meet the operating division production, gross profit and return on asset objectives. Major Responsibilities: Responsible for direct work allocation, supervision and perfo...
Kaeppel Consulting, LLC is currently recruiting for a Project Manager to support Las Vegas' Clark County office on a contractor basis. The County Clerk’s Office is looking for a Project Manager to manage a system replacement project that will impact all functions in our office. The Project Manager will be a part time effort consisting of 10 to 20 hours per week over a 6 to 8 month period beginning...
Company: Yoh Integrated Digital Project Manager needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Woodcliff Lake, NJ. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Digital Advertising - Pharmaceutical Industry experience - UX and/or SEO experience What You'll Be Doing: - Work directly with Brand Marketers to update existing and launch new digital marketing content - Manage the de...
All Project Managers work closely with the clients, Production Manager, General Manager, data processing, salesmen, shipping & receiving, warehouse supervisor, postal tech, production floor supervisors, sample preparers and sample coordinator. General overview of responsibilities for Project Managers: Receive and review the job overview and the schedule obtained by the client, salesmen or general...
POSITION SUMMARY: The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome for several small to medium high rise/commerical projects or on one very large high rise/commerical project. The position directs and supervises activities related to contract administration, change orders, submittals, procurement, project financial projections, and schedule req...
Position: Marketing Communications Project Manager - Retail Location: Western Suburbs Status: Freelance; potential Full Time Estimated Duration: Freelance; potential Full Time Starts: As soon as next week! Rate: $30-40/hr, DOE Salary up to $80K Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity with our client in the Western Suburbs who is looking to hire a Marketing Communications Project Manager t...
Project Manager, Project Coordinator will be supporting multiple projects to improve program processes within the IT department. Responsibilities: - Managing projects from initiation, requirements, development to implementation, post implementation - Manage projects in IT, Human Resources, Payroll - Monitor project planning - Project Scheduling - Project Tracking - Risk Management - On-boarding pr...
POSITION SUMMARY: This is a project leadership position within Business Systems Group. This group supports the Finance, HR, Legal and Operations groups in addition to the respective IT development resources. The responsibilities of the group include enabling efficient processes within the Global Functions; leading and implementing system change initiatives; and supporting the functional user commu...
Are you interested in a career making the SMART GRID even SMARTER? Be part of transforming the energy industry and energize your career with Alstom Alstom’s Network Management Solutions business is the global leader of real-time information solutions for the efficient, reliable and secure operation of transmission and distribution grids and electricity markets. Our control room IT solutions are of...
Southern Aluminum Finishing Co Inc. Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. (SAF) is among the nation’s most complete sources for aluminum finishing products and services. For over half a century, Subcontractors, Architects, Design/Build Contractors, Owners, and other Manufacturers have relied on SAF’s materials expertise in: Custom Fabrication, Coils, Powder Coatings, Custom Anodizing, Paint Finishes, Pr...
Camber Corporation has an opening for a Technical Project Manager located in Falls Church, VA. Job Description: Camber Corporation is seeking a Technical Project Manager for leading custom software development projects for our DOJ - Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) client. This position will provide primary technical, and project management oversight and leadership of software develo...
PROJECT MANAGER III/INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER Dallas, TX ; Atlanta, GA or any major airport city $100K - $130K base plus bonus opportunity Desired Experience, Education, and Training: • Minimum 10 years of experience in distribution or manufacturing operations as a Project Manager/ Industrial Engineer working on large projects. • Must be successful in managing effective deployment of resources, systems,...
. An Scrum Master/ Project Manager job in Broomfield, CO is available courtesy of Adecco and Technical. This is a 6 month Contract position; the expected pay range will be between $65-$70/hr. Job Overview: Our client is building software products that will have a significant impact on the healthcare industry. This position will work within one of the largest companies in the US, but in a lean “int...
Technology Project Manager Quardev, Inc is actively seeking new team members to join our family of exceptional people. We are a premier technical services organization and have a fast-growth, community-minded culture that is built on integrity, innovation, and fun, with a commitment to Doing-What-It-Takes to get the job done for our clients. Our five-star service standard, along with our professio...

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