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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PPT Consulting, a regional consulting firm specializing in People, Process and Technology solutions, is seeking a qualified Project Manager for a Pharmaceutical company. The Project Manager will manage upcoming projects supporting the R&D division Responsibilities:  Manage multiple projects or initiatives while in various stages of their life cycle. Coordinate and prioritize resources across proj...
Chester Engineers, Inc., a member of the Chester Group, is a leading engineering services firm that provides energy, water and wastewater solutions to public and industrial clients across the United States and internationally. Chester Engineers, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA since 1910, has offices in strategic US markets and affiliates worldwide. Our Pittsburgh, PA office has an exciting job op...
Senior HR Compensation Analyst, Vendor Migration Project Worklevel1C Requirement: Temporary up to 18 months for Migration from Morgan Stanley to Computershare with possible transition to Global Employee Shares Project Senior HR Analyst, Global Equity (External) Unilever, a leading global FMCG, is migrating its executive plans from Morgan Stanley to Computershare. In addition we are launching a new...
Job Title: BI Project Manager Location: Jersey City, NJ Duration: 4-6+ months – possible extension depending on performance. Must have skills: · SQL development (minimum 2 yrs). · Data warehousing experience. · Any PM certification is nice to have · The Business Intelligence Project Manager will participate in and/or lead Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation, and Support within t...
Job Description: Project Manager II provides project support and leadership to cross-functional teams consisting of members from key business functions and technical functions to document, analyze, and lead improvement initiatives. Responsibilities include: Project Management: Project evaluation, definition/goal setting, project planning and identifying/securing appropriate resources, delegating w...
Can you talk tech but also have a business mindset? Do you understand the software development life cycle, programming, and database systems but would rather orchestrate the entire project plan? O’Reilly is looking for a Project Manager to bring a tech savvy mindset into a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate is one that is well versed in current project management concepts, and can work an...
Company Confidential Memphis, TN
I have a red hot job opportunity in the industrial construction business. If you have the following bare minimum qualifications AND can relocate to northwestern Tennessee (in the Dyersburg/ Jackson, TN area), please respond and I will call you immediately. Minimum Requirements: Know industrial electricity for plants/factories. Probably should be or have been an electrician. MUST, MUST have experie...
Job Description Eaton located in Cleveland, OH has an opening for an IT Project Manager. The incumbent will be part of a Project Management Office (PMO) and needs have vast experience with project management processes, concepts and practices. A core responsibility will be to collaborate with other PMs on best practices and to coach less experienced resources. The incumbent needs to lead by example...
Job Description: This Construction Project Manager Position Features: Our client, is a large retail company located near South Bay area and is seeking a Construction Project Manager. If you are a driven person with high level of energy and have great interpersonal skills and looking for a dynamic company that is team oriented with growth potential, then this is the company for you! Salary $80-110K...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN
This job is NOT in Nashville. I have a red hot job opportunity in the industrial construction business. If you have the following bare minimum qualifications AND can relocate to northwestern Tennessee (in the Dyersburg/ Jackson, TN area), please respond and I will call you immediately. Minimum Requirements: Know industrial electricity for plants/factories. Probably should be or have been an electr...
Our client, a leader in Broadcast Media & Television is seeking a Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager. You will be responsible for leading a project team to deliver the implementation of packaged software (Counterpoint). Project will involve upgrade of software product from previous to newer version, however due to significant changes in functionality this will be treated as a new implementati...
Company Confidential Atlanta, GA
This job is NOT in Atlanta, GA. It's in TN. I'm just advertising it in Atlanta. I have a red hot job opportunity in the industrial construction business. If you have the following bare minimum qualifications AND can relocate to northwestern Tennessee (in the Dyersburg/ Jackson, TN area), please respond and I will call you immediately. Minimum Requirements: Know industrial electricity for plants/fa...
Company Confidential Paducah, KY
This job is NOT in Kentucky. It's in northwest Tennessee. I'm just advertising it in KY. I have a red hot job opportunity in the industrial construction business. If you have the following bare minimum qualifications AND can relocate to northwestern Tennessee (in the Dyersburg/ Jackson, TN area), please respond and I will call you immediately. Minimum Requirements: Know industrial electricity for...
Senior Project Manager If you like the GREAT outdoors this is the place for you! Welcome to Wyoming! My client is in the mining and minerals industry with internal projects ranging from $10K to $2M and is looking for qualified individuals with Full Project Life Cycle experience. Essential Duties/Responsibilities · Follow established CPE Project Management Methodology (PMM) · Create, maintain, and...
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Business Process Project Manager is responsible for managing and implementing high level projects for clients. This person must have experience with vendor management and a strong background in supply chain management and healthcare. Acts as a single point of contact for client leadership (production status, updates, issue resolution) Acts as consultant on all CBPS projects/se...
Position Summary: The Assistant Owner's Project Manager is a mid-level position responsible for the active management of programming, design and construction of large scale institutional projects throughout New England, primarily Connecticut. Essential Functions: Candidates must be familiar with the building design and construction process. This position will require management capabilities and th...
Position Summary: The Assistant Owner's Project Manager is a mid-level position responsible for the active management of programming, design and construction of large scale institutional projects throughout New England, primarily Massachusetts. Essential Functions: Candidates must be familiar with the building design and construction process. This position will require management capabilities and...
Position Details: Position:Project Manager - IT - Intermediate Location: Phoenix, AZ, 85054 Duration:6+ Months Description: The Network Platforms group is part of Network Management organization that serves Global Network Business (GNB). The group is focused on managing the strategy, delivery and the process management that support critical network technology platforms. The ATM Requirements and St...
Project Manager, Ecommerce Systems Primary Purpose The Project Manager will be a key member of the Client’s Project Management Office (PMO) responsible for leading the project management process with ecommerce systems. The Project Manager directs and coordinates activities of projects to ensure that goals and objectives of projects are accomplished on time, with high quality and within budgetary c...
This position is being recruited on by ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO for Seagate Technology. Click URL to apply directly: https://seagate.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=143946 There's a reason Seagate is the world’s leading provider of storage devices. Our technology and products are second to none. Seagate is seeking a IT Project Manager Process Improvement/Mergers and Acquisitions to...
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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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