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Project Management Jobs and MBA Programs in Minnesota
Project managers can find success in Minnesota as the state has plenty of educational and employment prospects. For project managers, there are 31,340 jobs in Minnesota and this is projected to remain steady through 2016. In general, project managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.
In Minnesota, the income for project managers is $52 per hour or $108,000 per year. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.
Minnesota, also known as the North Star State, is home to 5,266,214 people. It has seen its population grow by 7.0 percent over the last 10 years. The capital is Saint Paul. There were 3,567,295 total jobs in 2008 and workers in Minnesota earned more than the previous year with an average annual income of $42,953, up from $41,693. The unemployment rate in Minnesota was 8.0 percent in 2009. It went up by 2.6 percentage points since the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 27.4 percent. This falls short of the national average.
In Minnesota, the top employers are in hospital equipment merchant wholesalers, general-line grocery merchant wholesalers, real estate credit and outpatient care centers.
While being known for many things, one of the most noteworthy, Minneapolis is home to the oldest continuously running theater (Old Log Theater) and the largest dinner theater (Chanhassan Dinner Theater) in the country. One of the unique tidbits about Minnesota is the climate-controlled Metrodome is the only facility in the country to host a Super Bowl, a World Series and a NCAA Final Four Basketball Championship.
Project managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.
While working, they often decide on staffing requirements for projects and assign specific duties and prepare project schedules.
They are required to speak clearly and communicate with others and listen well to others and take in their information and issues.
Project managers should be able to articulate ideas and problems and read and understand documents and reports.
In order to be successful in the workplace, project managers must be reliable and be thorough and dependable.