SmartTalent - Project CoordinatorProject coordinators fill a support role to project managers. Demand is expected to grow slightly over the next several years – about 6% by 2022. The largest number of opportunities are found in software companies, architecture firms and with companies that fulfill government contracts. Project coordinators typically make between $30,000 and 65,000 per year. Average annual salaries come in around $46,000 for experienced project coordinators.

As a project coordinator, you will:

  • Work closely with project manager
  • Ensure that project tasks adhere to timeline
  • Provide project status reports
  • Maintain project manager’s calendar
  • Identify improvements to processes, documents, tools, reports, etc.
  • Coordinate both internal and client meetings

Project coordinator education requirements:

It’s possible to work your way up with just a high school diploma, but in an increasingly competitive environment, an associate’s or bachelor’s degree can increase your chances of landing the best positions.  A degree makes you more desirable to the best employers, and puts you on a career track that can lead to eventual promotion.

Skills you may need include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Project management skills
  • Proficiency in typical office software
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced work environment

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