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...
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...
Electrical Transmission Project Manager • The projects will consist of Electrical Transmission lines and substation projects from 345KV to 12KV. Basic Qualifications: • 4 year degree in applicable field or equivalent work experience • Demonstrated experience in coordinating or supervising work of a few team members who assist in specific project assignments • Demonstrated experience with or k...
Well-established Restoration and Reconstruction Companyseeks a self-motivated individual to fulfill a key role within our project management team. If this sounds like you, please see below! The following are primary functions of a Project Manager within our organization:  Ensure that all assigned projects are completed accurately, timely, within budget; with a high degree of quality and service...
Position: Project Manager Location: Houston Status: Freelance to Full Time Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: Within the Week Rate: $40K + Job Description: Our client, an interactive digital agency, is seeking a Project Manager to plan, coordinate and execute entire software development project from inception to release. Project Manager candidates will plan, execute & finalize projects ac...
Senior Project Manager - Retail Energy - Contract Our client, a leader in the United States Deregulated Retail Energy industry is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to join their team for a minimum 9 month contract with a strong possibility for an extension. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who has a strong understanding and diverse experience in the Information Technology field s...
We have a client looking for a Project Manager At Contrax, we create High Impact Learning Environments that engage today's students and teachers. We work with stakeholders to plan and execute transformations of their learning space so that every student in their community has access to a world-class learning environment. Our team of experienced planning and design consultants and professional pro...
Overview: DataStaff is currently seeking to fill a direct-hire position for a Project Manager with one of our direct clients in Salisbury, NC. This position will be maily remote, with some meetings on-site. Local candidates are highly preferred. The client offers a competitive benefits package offering medical, dental, and vision coverage options as well as paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave...
Wanted: Solid, Passionate, Hard Working IT Infrastructure Project Managers Who Love a Challenge. Questions: 1. Do you passionately want to work hard and make a difference for an IT organization that is going through a major transformation? 2. Do you enjoy bringing order to projects? 3. Are you very intelligent and driven to succeed? 4. Do you have a bachelor's degree in an IT or business rela...
** Experis is looking for a IT Project Manager with eCommerce Experience for a contract-to-hire position in Twinsburg, Ohio ** Ecommerce focused - Resource needs experience with ecommerce, prefer scrum experience and release management planning experience! Top 3-5 must haves for the role: - eCommerce experience - Strong Project Management discipline SDLC, waterfall - Strong Communication skil...
Seeking two Candidates Project Manager & Project Engineer Review of project plans, specifications, estimates and proposals. Preparation of design drawings, sequences of operation, and submittal documents. Preparation of valve and damper schedules. Generation of application and custom programs for application specific and programmable digital controllers. Generation of BMS databases and graphi...
Company Confidential Saint Louis, MO, 63139
JOB DESCRIPTION Project Manager We are seeking an experienced project manager to be fully responsible for assigned projects from commencement to final completion. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role within a general contracting firm; a bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or a related field is preferred. We manage a combination ...
Digital Project Manager Reporting/Measurement Project Management Description: Allstate Lead Marketplace (ALM) is Allstates new, exclusive online lead acquisition software. It provides a central location for agency owners and the call center to manage Internet lead purchasing from 15 Auto and Home lead suppliers. ALM provides the following benefits: Competitive advantage for Allstate agency ow...
Description The Retail Displays Project Manager is a part of the team responsible for development and support of PlayStation® retail environments and fixtures for all retail channels in the United States. The Project Manager works with vendors to develop and execute fixture and display concepts that deliver against the overall retail strategies for the fiscal year and each product launch. He or s...
Job Summary Manages Implementation Project Management engagements for customer projects. These business management activities include acting as the main customer interface, coordinating all Implementation Project deliverables, interfacing with subcontractors and internal resources, establishing and meeting schedules, ensuring and measuring customer satisfaction with the Implementation Project Ser...
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...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5600 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%
(3992 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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