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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SR. PROJECT MANAGER Verantis Corporation is a leading International supplier of air pollution and air handling equipment with over 50 years of design and fabrication experience. Our products are used by companies serving a wide variety of industries including: chemical, steel, pharmaceutical, solar, and wastewater. POSITION SUMMARY: Lead project team in all phases of project execution for on-ti...
Why Quintiles? A career at Quintiles puts you at the corporate center of the leading worldwide pharmaceutical services organization. We have been named to the 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 lists of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT". If you want to work for a global, fast-paced organization dedicated to improving the development and marketing of medicines, Quintiles is the place for...
Path Construction Company, Inc. is a mid-size, growing General Contractor, located in Arlington Heights, IL looking for a qualified Senior Project Manager and Project Manager that aspire to be leaders. Duties for Senior Project Manager and Project Manager include: managing day-to-day activities of subcontractors and suppliers, contract administration, procurement, estimating, pay requests, change...
The world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information is seeking a Project Coordinator in the Milwaukee, WI area. It is a 1 YEAR contract with possibility of extension. Local candidates only. No Per Diem. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Documentation Meeting Logistics Communications and Reporting Project Schedule Track and Maintain • Risk and Issues Logs • A...
Project Manager is needed to work on planning to validate scope and travel to sites to manage scheduling and costs for mulitple Transmission and Distribution projects. The Project Manager will have Transmission line and Substation Construction experience along with excellent communication, leadership, relationship skills, change management skills, and ability to work in a fast paced environment. ...
The world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information is seeking a Project Manager in the Milwaukee, WI area. It is a 1 YEAR contract with possibility of extension. Local candidates only. No Per Diem. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Manages the development and implementation process of projects involving departmental or cross functional teams focused on the deli...
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...
The world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information is seeking a Project Manager to lead, coordinate and manage various engineering and process improvement projects in Milwaukee, WI. It is a 1 YEAR contract with possibility of extension. Local candidates only. No Per Diem. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Manage the development and implementation process of pro...
Why Quintiles? A career at Quintiles puts you at the corporate center of the leading worldwide pharmaceutical services organization. We have been named to the 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 lists of Computerworld's "100 Best Places to Work in IT". If you want to work for a global, fast-paced organization dedicated to improving the development and marketing of medicines, Quintiles is the place for...
Job Details: Looking for Building Automation Project Manager with strong ability to supervise, direct , and motivate all team members related to building automation. Will have the ability to oversee the new installation, new construction, start up and commissioning of building automation systems. Your knowledge of building automation systems and HVAC controls couple with your Project Management w...
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SUPERVISOR PROJECT MANAGER CONSOLIDATED COURT AUTOMATION PROGRAMS The Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP), responsible for supporting the information technology (IT) needs of the Wisconsin Court System, is seeking an individual to lead software development projects and supervise software development staff. The candidate selected for this Madison-based position wi...
The world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information is seeking a Project Manager to lead, coordinate and manage various engineering and process improvement projects in the Mequon, WI area. It is a 1 YEAR contract with possibility of extension. Local candidates only. No Per Diem. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Functional • Provides project management of produc...
QSI/NextGen Healthcare builds software that improves patient care and reduced healthcare costs. Now we’re bringing the best of the cloud, social media and mobile to healthcare. Come build the future with us! Please visit our website at: www.nextgen.com . The role of the Project Manager within the Research & Development PMO is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines ...
QSI/NextGen Healthcare builds software that improves patient care and reduced healthcare costs. Now we’re bringing the best of the cloud, social media and mobile to healthcare. Come build the future with us! Please visit our website at: www.nextgen.com . The role of the Project Manager within the Research & Development PMO is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines ...
2740BER Project Engineer & Project Manager (R&D) openings! Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana Salary Range: $70,000-110,000 (+bonus +RELO) CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! Our Client is a strong lean manufacturing organization and a leader within their industry. They have openings for both a Project Engineer and an R&D Project Manager to join their “Innovation & Research” team. The Project Manager will l...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Project Delivery Manager San Francisco, CA Full-Time $75,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Project Delivery Manager San Francisco, CA Full-Time $75,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Project Manager interested in working for a company that is building next-generation software that manages th...
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that...
Project Managers: Position requires a PE licensed in Connecticut with at least 10 years of experience. Responsibilities include: managing the production of basic to complex levels of design for site, grading, utility, storm drainage plans and related tasks. Presenting at public meetings are integral functions of this position. Client and gov't agency interactions, managing internal budgets and pro...
2733GLM Project Manager Project Estimator Commercial and Residential Fine Flooring Multiple positions available! Location: Indianapolis, IN Salary Range: $50,000 - $65,000 Base - Plus large bonus potential! CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! This well know retailer is seeking a sharp, analytical, strategic project managers and estimators for their fine flooring business If you are the one to land on...
HAWAIIAN DREDGING CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. "Building Hawaii for over 110 years!" SEEKING QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR: PROJECT MANAGER, PROJECT ENGINEERS, SUPERINTENDENTS, SCHEDULING ENGINEER WITH COMMERCIAL/BUILDING EXPERIENCE FOR OAHU AND MAUI Qualified applicants should have building/commercial construction experience on private and/or government projects. DIRECTOR OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS Exp. ...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5610 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.1%
Master's
26.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.6%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(4001 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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