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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IT Project Manager - SaaS Our household name client in Dunwoody is seeking an experienced Project Manager that has expertise in leading Cloud-Based SaaS (Software as a Service) applications projects. This is a 6 contract position with one of the top companies in Atlanta, in their internal IT department. Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, vision insurance and 401(k) Matching. In the ro...
Job Title: Project Manager Work Location: Various Job Sites Reports to: Owner Project Manager Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures. • Achieve a high level of Homeowner satisfaction regarding the on-site construction process. • Act as an agent of the Homeowner during the construction process. That is, always act in the best interest o...
We are looking for a combination of Account Manager and Project Manager for a perm position in Alpharetta, GA. Team members for this group will be required to be knowledgeable in a range of software products, tools and services that have the potential to meet business needs. Skills: Minimum Requirements 5+ years experience in project management, requirements definition, building systems solutions...
Project Manager with Security experience Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 12 months plus Rate: $75/hr on w2 The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities: Core Ski...
Role: Junior Project Manager/ Project Management Associate Location: Renton, WA Terms & Duration: Contract, 3-4 Months Rate: $25-30/hour depending on Qualifications & Experience Description: - Responsible for directing, organizing and controlling relocation, reorganization and restructuring project activities, under the direction of a Project Director. Responsibilities: - Responsible for coordinat...
Job Description: The Program/Project Manager is responsible for developing and executing activities related to end-to-end program/project management, including project plans and estimates, scoping and requirements through implementation and deployment. The Project Manager will proactively monitor, manage and report on execution of deliverable through all program/project phases. Achieves operationa...
IT Global Project Manager Start date: ASAP Location: Mountain View, CA Pay Per Hour: $35 on W2 Duration: 6 months Accenture's Services workforce is a dedicated team of people who work on outsourcing engagements. These are long-term partnerships with clients for whom we manage and provide increasingly specialized business operations, such as finance and accounting, IT, applications development and...
Job Summary: Farmers is seeking a hands on Strategic Innovation Manager (Strategic Initiative PM) that will be at the forefront of developing new home insurance products as well as building partnerships by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships. Role will address shifts in the changing marketplace; including impacts related to the connected home and the int...
Hi, We are a technology consulting company currently working with our direct clients including Sony, Google, VMware, Intuit, Cisco, Yahoo, PG&E & Kaiser amongst others enabling the success of their Software as well as IT infrastructure development initiatives through the quality of our consultants. We are looking for a Project Manager for a direct client of ours based in San Francisco, CA. Please...
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS") is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship...
Adecco Engineering and Technical is currently recruiting for an Implementation Lead - Project Manager Job opportunity located in Riverside, CA. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating, organizing, and controlling readiness project assigned. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in business or technology; five years' experience in project management including experience in project...
Our client is one of the world's leading publishers and providers of information products and services. They are looking for a senior level Technical Project Manager to work on a content management project with a strong methodology background, preferably Agile or Waterfall. Must be able to handle multiple projects concurrently, write project plans and handle requirements. Good communication skills...
Project Manager (LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Inc., Alpharetta, GA). Must hold a Bach. or foreign equiv. deg. in Comp. Sci., Mgmt. Info. Sys., Business, Economics, or a related field & 5 yrs. of exp. in the job offered or 5 yrs. of exp. performing technical project mgmt. for large-scale Insurance Info. Solutions Enterprise Projects managed per SDLC & SCRUM principles. (In lieu of a Bach. deg. & 5 yr...
When you choose Toll Brothers, you enjoy all the special advantages offered by "America's Luxury Home Builder™." Build Your Career with an Industry Leader Position: Project Manager Location: Sparta, New Jersey Join the 2014 Builder of the Year! Toll Brothers, Inc., America’s Leading Luxury Home Builder, needs your help! We’re more than just a construction company, and we’re seeking a Project Manag...
We are looking for an Infrastructure Project Manager on behalf of our client, Fidelity Investments. This position is based in Merrimack, NH. This is a 6+ month contract role. Summary: Fidelity Market Data distributes real-time, historical, fundamental, and News related market data to Fidelity Business Units. The information supports decision making across trading and brokerage platforms including...
Job Description: The Sr. Business Intelligence Project Manager will participate in and/or lead Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation, and Support within the Business Intelligence / Data Warehousing practice. Summary: -This person will participate in a variety of projects and support activities as required and will help coordinate development and support activities in all phases of...
Technical Project Manager (TPM) Position with The Portal Group. The TPM will manage technical projects for the Web Maintenance Team. He/she will create project plans, deployment schedules, manage timelines and dependencies and take overall charge of several concurrent technical projects. Typical projects include upgrade of Database servers, Migration to new infrastructure, application upgrades, et...
Job Title : Project Manager Location : Madison WI Duration : Long Term Job Description: Professional certification is highly desirable. Project Manager capabilities with 11 or more years of experience. Capable of managing a project with up to ten (10) or more staff and/or a project with multiple subprojects. · Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams follows standard project management industry...
The Operations Project Manager position will enable project creation, flow and execution within a matrix business environment, ensuring project delivery. This position will also be the primary Operations point of contact for all other teams within the company. This position will also be required to plan, schedule and communicate all Operations aspects of new software releases. Core Responsibilitie...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Transition Lead Project Manager for their Milwaukee, WI location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Duties: Act in a transition lead or a business process deployment role for Risk Issue and Daily Status *Report and Esignature Teams There will be many organizations to interface with including any service center or h...
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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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