Information Technology Project Managers

IT Project Manager Supervises Workers

Information technology (IT) project managers plan and oversee technology-related projects such as the installation of computer software or the upgrade of entire IT systems. They are also known as computer and information systems managers and IT managers. Approximately 348,500 computer and information systems managers are employed in the United States. 

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Computer and Information Systems Managers, Information Technology Managers
Duties Plan and oversee technology-related projects such as the installation of computer software or the upgrade of entire information technology systems
Salary Range $75,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
Experience At least three to five years experience required
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Problem-Solving
  • Technical
Skills
  • Computer
  • Information Management
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Excellent
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Much Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Top Executive or Consulting Business Owner
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Information Technology Project Manager