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 major Oil and Gas Company near Chicago, IL or Seattle, WA. This individual will be responsible for all oversight on tank design and construction projects over $1MM. Previous Project Management experience and API 653 Certification are required. Responsibilities for the Project Manager Oversight responsibilities for Tank Coordinators and Job Inspection Representatives A...
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...
Suntech Building Systems, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated Project Manager/Assistant Project Manager to join our project team located in Houston, TX. Founded in 1985, Suntech Building Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with a branch office in New Braunfels, Texas. We are a full-service general contractor for commercial construction specializing in ground-up retail construction. We...
The Senior Project Manager will work with the project team under the guidance of the Regional Program Manager, who has overall responsibility for the successful delivery of the Projecto ensure that projects meet all of Sutter Health Conditions of Satisfaction. The Senior Project Manager represents Sutter Health and its affiliates in capital improvement projects, including new development, facility...
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...
EDA Contractors, Inc., a Bensalem, PA based Commercial Contracting Company is seeking various positions within its Project Management Division. EDA is an exterior envelope contractor that specializes in Exterior Wall Panels, Air and Vapor Barriers, Roofing, Waterproofing and Louvers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. EDA’s market is institutional, industrial, and commercial ONLY. Ø Projec...
Train under senior Project Manager, to prepare for own projects. We are a heavy highway construction company that does a lot of city agency work (infrastructure) as well as utility work. We are looking for someone to process the various documents involved with presenting a requistion for payment, which includes reconciling quantities. You will also prepare submittals to start new projects....
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...
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...
Ultradent, the global name in oral health is seeking a Project Manager to join Ultradent's Manufacturing Department. As an eligible Ultradent employee, you can expect the following: Benefits: Medical/Dental & Other Insurances (eligible the first of month after 60 days) Health Savings Account Match Matching 401K On-site cafeteria (breakfast & lunch) On-site Fitness Center Employee access to...
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. In this role, you'll lead strategic initiatives among business teams and operating groups, defining performance and goal execution. You'll be a subject matter expert and lead to scope definiti...
Description: You love to challenge the status quo. You thrive on exceeding goals, always making things better than you found them. Bring that passion to UnitedHealth Group and join us on a mission to help people live healthier lives. As a Senior Project Manager, you'll work alongside a high caliber team as you drive innovation and business forward. You'll roll up your sleeves as you coordinate co...
Senior Construction Project Manager/ COO About the Job Nelson Brothers Construction Management, LLC (NBCM) is a new but rapidly growing builder in Student Housing in the Utah, with opportunities to expand in surrounding states. NBCM was created out of excessive demand form its affiliated companies Nelson Brothers Property Management, Inc and Nelson Brothers Professional Real estate, LLC which fo...
Software Project Manager BioFire Diagnostics, Inc. (formerly known as Idaho Technology)is looking for a Software Project Manager to join our team.We are a biotechnology company located in Research Park near the U of U. This position is responsible for: This project manager will lead groups of Software Engineers and Software Test Engineers during the development and/or testing of complicated Win...
The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future. The NYISO’s Information Technology department invites applications for a full-time Project Manager to join our Finance & Business Intelligence Products team. The Proje...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager

Salaries

$41,000.00 - $121,000.00
Typical Salary for Project Manager
(5606 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%
(3997 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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