Project Manager

Project Manager

Project Managers coordinate and deliver projects according to defined timelines, budgets and outcomes.

Project Managers work with various methodologies, which may require certification or a qualification in the required competencies. These methodologies or techniques allow Project Managers to resolve complex problems in fast-paced, dynamic environments. The average salary of a Project Manager is $120,790 per annum.

As a Project Manager, you'll be required to manage competing priorities, interact with various stakeholders, and manage project resources and risks.

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Salary range
Average salary $120,790
salary range
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Employment by region
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Key skills required

The top skills for a Project Manager are:
  • Time management skills
  • Team leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal and professional communication skills
  • Financial awareness and ability to manage finances
  • Sound judgement
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to work under pressure to strict deadlines
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Build a foundation in fundamental project management principles and skills with an entry level credential.

  • PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation
  • Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415)
Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Already working or have experience as a Project Manager?

Expand your skills and take your career to the next level with an advanced qualification.

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Project Management (ICA60411)
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)