Motivate. Inspire. Plan, direct or coordinate engineering activities as a project manager.
Project management jobs typically require organizational and people skills.
A career in project management usually entails:
To work in this field, you need to possess deep knowledge of engineering. You will be expected to know how to plan and execute engineering projects on a large scale. You will also need excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work with a variety of personalities.
Project managers may work independently, for a consultancy or for a corporation. Professionals working in engineering project management earn a national median salary of $133,300 (as of 2016).
Job opportunities in the industry are growing at a rate of 2-4%, with North Carolina leading the way with a job opportunity growth rate of 9%.
Most project managers have a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a graduate level certificate in their area of expertise.
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