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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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...
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...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Project Manager-Construction Los Angeles, CA; Santa Monica, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Project Manager-Construction Los Angeles, CA; Santa Monica, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Project Manager-Construction with experience, please read on! Top ...
Job Title: Sr. Project/Project Manager Type: Full-time/Exempt Location: Los Angeles County/Rosemead Minimum Requirements B.S in Engineering, Construction Management, or other Applicable Degree (Experience May Substitute for Education) •8+ years of progressively responsible experience including a minimum of five years as Superintendent, Resident Engineer, Project Manager and/or Construction Ma...
Seeking a IT Project Manager - Web Services / Web Applications Project Manager - PMP Certified Project Manager is responsible for project delivery of assigned projects, facilitating definition of project scope/cost. Adhere to delivery processes and prepare estimates. Skills Required: • Strong knowledge base/experience working with core IT concepts - ie. consumer facing web applications & web se...
Randstad Engineering has a client who is an oil and gas manufacturing leader who is looking for a Project Manager in Houston, Texas. The Project Manager will be responsible for the management and control of projects involving the supply of internal/external client products and services as well as more complex new product development and process improvement projects. Responsibilities for the Proj...
Overview: Project Manager TheProject Manageris responsible for managing one or more technical projects either in-house or on-site at the customer location. Project Manager consults with the customers on IT direction, and leads projects involving implementations and/or upgrades of co-location and managed services. Senior Project Manager The Senior Project Manageris responsible for managing the ...
SCHIMENTI CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is a commercial general contractor specializing in retail construction. Headquartered in Ridgefield, CT with a strong New York City presence, we are nationally recognized as one of the premier general contracting firms serving the Northeast. Our client list includes retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Target, Kohl's, Toys-R-Us, T-Mobile, TJMaxx, Bed Bath & Beyond,...
The Project Manager / Senior Project Manager (PM) is responsible for managing projects from the time the customer initiates a formal P.O. through completion of the product or service delivery.  The Project Manager is responsible for developing best-estimate timelines, and ongoing project tracking against both financial and contractual goals. The PM will also hold various functional groups accounta...
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...
Leading New York / Long Island Construction Management /General Contracting firm seeks experienced • CHIEF ESTIMATORS • PROJECT MANAGERS • ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGERS • SUPERINENDENTS Michael Anthony Contracting specializes in healthcare, education, corporate, new construction, multi-use projects. Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, 401K Send resume only to avitale@4macc...
COMPANY OVERVIEW: ECS is an award-winning consulting firm offering geotechnical and environmental engineering, construction materials testing and facilities consulting services. Founded in 1988, the firm is ranked by ENR among the top 100 engineering and environmental firms in the country. From our network of more than 40 offices strategically located across the United States, our expertise spans ...
ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT ADVANCING YOUR CAREER IN THE DISASTER RESTORATION INDUSTRY AND BEING GIVEN UNLIMITED GROWTH OPPORTUNITY?...IF YES, AND YOU HAVE THE NECESSARY EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW, THEN READ ON! Our client is a highly regarded and rapidly growing insurance restoration contractor in the St. Louis area, and is in need of a qualifiedESTIMATOR / PROJECT MANAGER who can do it all. Immediate Hi...
Description: You're looking to be inspired. We're looking to make a difference. At UnitedHealth Group, we're on a mission to help people live healthier lives and we're looking for ways to drive innovation. As a Senior Business Project Manager, you'll work to not only challenge the status quo, but change it. If your heart starts pounding when you realize the impact projects will have on people, yo...
Our client is currently seeking a Healthcare Project Manager . This job will have the following responsibilities: Manages large projects of moderate to high complexity which may include the creation, coordination and management of a project plan for major complex system installation or modification.Prefer candidates with experience in managing healthcare clinical system implementations - and exp...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly gro...
Dynotec is a diverse company providing outstanding service for more than 25 years in transportation design, water resources engineering, surveying, and construction management. We are seeking a Transportation Project Manager with at least 8 years of experience to direct a team of professionals working on multiple ODOT, City of Columbus (COC) and/or municipal transportation projects. He or she will...
The Estimator/Project Manager will manage commercial construction projects from bid to completion. Projects will range from $100K to $20M and vary from interior to ground-up. This role will be responsible for reviewing the progress of existing projects to ensure their completion within the parameters of the established project budget. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter, who can manage ...
Come join the Urban Engineers team as we continue to develop our 500 member firm! We are looking for individuals to help expand our Pittsburgh area office as we continue to grow throughout Erie and Western Pennsylvania! Qualified individuals must be self-starters, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on client satisfaction. This position will primarily be responsi...
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. Job Responsibilities CDM Smith currently has an exciti...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5605 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
47%
Master's
26.7%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.6%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(3996 Respondents)
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