Career Details

IT Project Manager

Career Overview

An IT project manager manages projects within business related to technology. For example, they might help a business put in new servers, move to a new network, or work with a new software system.

Education

A four-year bachelor's degree in management information systems or a related field may be required to obtain this position. Various technology-related certifications may also help one to be more competitive.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$48,000 /yr
$84,000 /yr
$135,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Computer Science
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Technology - as much as possible!
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

IT project managers may work for any organization that utilizes a lot of technology.

Schools
References

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

PayScale, Inc.