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...
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 ...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
Role: Manages daily IT online production schedules in a fast-paced environment. Negotiates priorities, coordinates assignments, monitors status, and provides daily reporting to stakeholder departments. Identifies and resolves roadblocks. Chases down information and documentation needed by the technical staff to meet their production goals. This role is about managing resources and adjusting prior...
Role: Manages new development of websites and associated software in a face-paced environment. Negotiates priorities, coordinates assignments, monitors status, and provides periodic reporting to stakeholders. Identifies and resolves roadblocks. Chases down information and documentation needed to by the technical staff to complete projects on schedule. This role is about allocating resources, adju...
SUMMARY Plan and execute all aspects of both internal and external customer support. Frequent contact with customers and/or sales reps is required. Respond to all contacts and coordinate tasks as required. This position requires excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Effective c...
Responsible for the day-to-day operation and administrative activities to ensure conformance to contract requirements. Develops and implements cost control measures and level of service standards to ensure compliance with customer specifications / contract requirements for assigned building. Oversees inspections, quality control measures, and the inventory control of equipment and supplies for the...
Overallrole and responsibilities of the Project manager is the planning, execution and evaluating of all website video based projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets. Assist in the training and managing of project team and reporting to Project Director. RESPONSIBILITIES: § Proposal/budget development assistance § Full involvement in TV production, live events and conferences §...
About our company Springer Healthcare is a leading global medical communications provider and forms part of Springer Science+Business Media, one of the world's leading global scientific and medical publishers. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services including scientific communications, p...
Position: Sr. Project Manager Location: Philadelphia Suburbs Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: 9/29 Rate: Up to $40/hr Job Description: Our client, a corporation in the suburbs, is looking for a Project Manager to join their team for an ongoing freelance assignment. Responsibilities: -Supports the production environment by tracking management activities. -Responsible ...
Project Manager for Residential and Commercial Development and Construction Projects Must be able to coordinate construction on numerous projects, from post land acquisition to design/engineering to permitting to construction management....
Few jobs demand the responsibilities, diverse knowledge and rigorous process experience that Project Managers for major IT, Infrastructure and Enterprise Applications do. We specialize in staffing expert project managers and the integrated team you need to confidently assess, plan and implement the right solutions for your business. Role/Description – Program Manager with 10 + years of experienc...
Company: Yoh Clinical Project Manager needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in South San Francisco, CA. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Ensures that the clinical systems support the business needs of Clinical Operations Serves as a leader for information technology operation in collaboration with IT and business partners - Accountable to Protocol Execut...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5601 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%
(3993 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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