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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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Spatial Front is fast-growing small company providing IT solutions to federal, state, and local governments, and private sector. We are looking for an outstanding IT manager to work onsite at a Federal client. Functions: Monitor project progress, issues, risks and reports. Manage and coordinate project tasks, activities, resources and budgets. Oversee and manage multiple projects and provide high...
Seeking a Sr. Project Manager to work for Fortune 500 company for a long term contract to hire opportunity. Seeking a well rounded PMout of a large environment. Ideal person will have worked in a large-scale company leadingprojects that involve teams from multiple locations. Client has 20+ locationswhere people involved in project might be physically sitting....
We have a opening for a Project Manager for our Client’s Software monetization team. This person will be responsible for all launch activities for several of our key partners including assisting in creating MRDs and GTM documents, managing SKUs, and working with our internal teams around the globe to drive successful programs for our key vendors. duties: o Assist in creating GTM strategy document...
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newtoday.jpg Creative/Design Est. Architectural Firm accepting Resumes for Project Manager/ CADD Tech with min of 3-yrs' exp in Architectural Drafting. Email Resume To: ***** or mail: JRA Architects, Inc. 2211 Thomas Dr. PCB, FL 32408. Work samples may be requ- ested upon interview. Web Id 34298293 Text FL98293 to 56654...
Rick’s Electric is seeking an experienced Project Manager/Estimator to assist and support the overall company by estimating and procuring electrical services. Duties will include the following: • Prepare detailed cost estimates for labor, materials, construction equipment, subcontracted work, and other construction related costs for project bidding purposes. • Coordinate the total estimating effor...
Project Manager (no security clearances required) Location: Bethesda, MD Permanent, full time employee position The International Baccalaureate is seeking a Project Manager (PM) who has reached a specific time in their professional and personal life. Are you seeking an opportunity to utilize your professional skills to help make a difference in the world? Do you want your motivation to wake up in...
Job Description : The primary role of the IT Project Manager is to provide tactical management, administration and leadership to project teams, in order to ensure that the project proceeds within the agreed tolerances of time/budget and delivers a fit for purpose outcome to the organisation. Working in partnership with different business and technical areas, the Project Manager will be responsible...
The Analyst Relations Project Manager is responsible for supporting our global AR program, which is designed to positively influence industry analysts (Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Aberdeen, CIMdata, Ovum, others), improve PTC’s leadership position in analyst reports, and, ultimately, increase sales. The Analyst Relations Project Manager helps support relationships and communication between PTC and in...
Position Summary: Project Location - Baton Rouge, LA. The Construction Manager is responsible for overall site safety, constuction oversight, and direction of the project construction team. Additionally, the manager assures conformance to project quality requirements, CPM schedule, and contract compliance by interaction with, and management of, the project erection subcontractor. Assistance and su...
Hi, Capgemini is one of the world’s largest providers of Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing services. Capgemini has a vast range of capabilities and the ability to deliver them consistently. The firm’s core expertise is in bringing together business, technology, and operations skills to provide truly integrated services. Capgemini employees Over 100,000 people worldwide. Position: Salesforce L...
Our client is a leading architecture firm based in New York City. They are looking to add an experienced Project Manager to their team to manage their large scale, high-rise tower projects in Manhattan. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience with Manhattan-based projects. The candidate’s experience must derive from high-rise residential, mixed-use or hotel projects. Qualifications: •...
Systems Project Manager II-WD30007038 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market...
Project Finance Manager-WD30004022 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market sh...
Job Description This position can be hired in any of the following markets; San Diego or Dallas-Fort Worth At ACTIVE Network, we are building solutions for all types of activity organizations helping them automate, simplify and grow their businesses. Our cloud technology powers business events and conferences, community programs, parks departments, local attractions, faith-based organizations, spo...
A-Line Staffing is looking for Senior Project Manager for a well known Healthcare provider in the Detroit, MI area! This is a great opportunity and interested candidates should contact Lauren Fadie by phone at 877-782-3334 or by Email at ***** Job Responsibilities: · Responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing complex application and system implemen...
Atkins has been providing engineering services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. In 2012, ENR rated Atkins as one of the top three firms in the country. Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and ti...
Corrpro Companies, Inc. is looking for an experienced Project Manager. Corrpro Companies, Inc., a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is North America's largest corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, and corrosion monitoring business for the protection and preservation of infrastructure. Corrpro provides professional corrosion consulting and cathodic protection engineering services to major oil...
Position Summary: Construction/Project Manager to lead a $40M+ development project at Stellar Management. Stellar Management is a privately held firm that owns and manages over 10,000 apartment units and more than two million square feet of office space in the metropolitan New York area. Responsibilities: · Manage a $40+ million in hard costs redevelopment project that will span approximately two...
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 leader and subject matter expert in project ma...
Solutions Architect / Project Mgr / IT Security - Milwaukee, WI; Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; or Simi Valley, CA-WD30006121 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interi...

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Project Management Career Tools

Project Manager


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Education / Training

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