Some of the skills we found on assistant project manager resumes included "project management," "construction management," and "general contractors." We have detailed the most important assistant project manager responsibilities below.
Before becoming an assistant project manager, 68.4% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 10.1% assistant project managers went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most assistant project managers have a college degree. But about one out of every eight assistant project managers didn't attend college at all.
Those assistant project managers who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a construction management degree. Less commonly earned degrees for assistant project managers include a civil engineering degree or a architecture degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become an assistant project manager. We've found that most assistant project manager resumes include experience from The Walsh Group, Driveline Retail Merchandising, and INC Research Inc. Of recent, The Walsh Group had 60 positions open for assistant project managers. Meanwhile, there are 50 job openings at Driveline Retail Merchandising and 29 at INC Research Inc.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, assistant project managers tend to earn the biggest salaries at Square Enix, Parsons, and Tishman. Take Square Enix for example. The median assistant project manager salary is $112,569. At Parsons, assistant project managers earn an average of $104,974, while the average at Tishman is $104,060. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
We also looked into companies who hire assistant project managers from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include IBM, AT&T;, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
The industries that assistant project managers fulfill the most roles in are the construction and professional industries. But the highest assistant project manager annual salary is in the technology industry, averaging $80,365. In the construction industry they make $79,837 and average about $76,951 in the finance industry. In conclusion, assistant project managers who work in the technology industry earn a 31.9% higher salary than assistant project managers in the telecommunication industry.