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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Project Manager needed for an EPC company in the Denver, CO area. This individual will possess at least ten (10) years experience in project management and engineering for the water industry (water and wastewater treatment, collection, and distribution). Experience in the Denver market is desireable. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Lead proje...
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...
Project Manager with a proven track record of managing multimillion dollar Capital energy installation projects. The Project Manager will work with the management team on project scope definition, planning, budgeting and providing direction to EPCM contractors to deliver projects up to 50M from design to commissioning.Can be based out of any location. Involves extensive travel mainly in Asia. Res...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
This job description document covers 6 roles in the ITI function within Group Technology & Operations. The ITI function itself covers 2 main disciplines: End User Computing, comprising all ITIL and service management disciplines, Desktops, Unified Communications and eDiscovery, Level 1 and 2 application (server) support Core Infrastructure, comprising Datacentres, Data (Including Databases, Big...
Senior Project Manager with 9+ year experience to manage implementation of Office 365. Special skills or requirements · experience managing the implementation of 0365 for a global company and other cloud based technology · technical knowledge of the cloud technology · familiar with legal business implication related to 0365 implementations · excellent communication skills, ability to interact...
Founded in 1989, Sabre provides customers integrated end-to-end solutions focused around analytics; autonomous systems; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); critical infrastructure protection; and cyber. This solutions strategy is built upon the strength of our technical competencies in engineering, information technology, software dev...
Exciting opportunity for a Project Manager in the Charlotte and Raleigh, NC area. Duration: 12+ months Compensation: up to $73/hr + benefits This project is to help staff up the Ash Basin Strategic Team Implementation. This is a new project being developed to proactively prevent the incident like Dan River Ash spill. The project plans are in place and we are looking to build a team of project m...
Project Manager Door Eagle, LLC – Houston, TX Small commercial construction supplier in the Door, Frame and Hardware industry is seeking a project manager with 2-3 yrs. experience. Responsibilities include the coordination and execution of all aspects of the construction process and managing a project from start to finish. Duties involved: Preforming pre-bid analysis, construction document mana...
*** Position can be located in either work location. Schaumburg, IL - PREFERRED OR Hilliard, OH Responsibilities • Responsible for West Area Training/Communications Video Production and Editing. In summary this role will produce videos and project manage the work/timelines for 5-6 projects at a time including timing for film shoots, editing, review process, posting and communication to audien...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a subject matter expert in project management,...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a subject matter expertise in project manageme...
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...
Job Details: Seeking experienced Project Managers with mechanical contracting/mechanical construction experience. Requirements & Job Duties: Must be able to handle union employees. Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related discipline. 5+ years Project Management experience in the mechanical construction for commercial or industrial projects. Knowledge of HVAC equip...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) Are you a subject matter expertise in project manageme...
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, ...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5604 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
47.1%
Master's
26.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.6%
Associates
6.1%
High School
3.3%
(3995 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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