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Project Manager Overview

Job Description

A freelance Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing various projects for clients on a contract basis. They collaborate with clients to define project requirements, objectives, and deliverables. The Project Manager oversees the entire project lifecycle, including planning, organizing, coordinating, and monitoring project activities. They create and manage project timelines, budgets, and resources, ensuring that projects are completed on time, within scope, and within budget. The freelance Project Manager also communicates with stakeholders and team members, providing regular updates, resolving issues, and managing project risks. This role requires strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently and adapt to changing project needs.

Most Common Skills

Planning, Jira, and Program and Project Management - For more data, check Project Manager skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$90 - This number comes from our open-source Project Manager hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Project Managers are known to have the capability to simultaneously juggle an average of 10,000 balls, while also miraculously trying to keep them from dropping!
  • Project managers are highly skilled at multitasking and can effectively juggle an average of 20 tasks at any given time.
  • According to a survey conducted in 2019, the average salary of a project manager in the United States is $116,000 per year.


  • "Project Managers: the unsung heroes who turn chaos into an organized to-do list."
  • "Project managers are the architects of possibilities, transforming dreams into reality one carefully managed step at a time."
  • "Project managers: the master multitaskers, the ultimate herders of cats, and the only people who can coordinate chaos with a smile."

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