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Project Manager

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€38k > 105
Project Engineer
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€35 - 80
Related Information:
Engineering & Production sector
Senior Project Engineer - Construction 35-55
Data Source(s):
CPL / Robert Walters / Hudson / Lincoln

Last Updated: July, 2017

Project Manager
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€38 - 105
Related Information:
Engineering & Production sector 38-105

Construction Manager 55-80

Project Planner 45-60
Data Source(s):
Sigmar / Brightwater / CPL / Robert Walters / Abrivia / Lincoln

Last Updated: July, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
Shortage Indicator

Employment growth was strong for this occupation and there is evidence that employers are finding it difficult to find suitable candidates in the available labour market. Demand appears to relate primarily to the IT and financial sectors.

National Skills Bulletin 2018

8%
Occupational Category

Consultants, Business Analysts & Project Managers

Also included in this category:

Business and management consultants; financial risk analysts; project managers; research support officers.

Number Employed:

12,200

Part time workers: 11%
Male / Female: 50 / 50%
Non-Nationals: 17%
With Third Level: 94%
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Co-ordinates all aspects of a project and ensures completion on schedule.


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Philip Weinman
Project Manager - Construction
Philip Weinman is a Project Manager in Construction. He is responsible for project managing the design and construction teams to ensure a building project is compliant with Building Regulations, meets Client specifications and is delivered to the agreed time schedule and budget.
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John Liston
Project Manager
John Liston is a Project Manager with Treemetrics Ltd. The work placement John undertook in his degree has proved very important for his job now.
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