A program manager is responsible for both setting up programs as well as guiding the employees working on them in a variety of capacities. In virtually every company, a program manager is necessary to oversee multiple projects from concept to finish, so that the entire program can be completed in a timely, customer friendly, profitable fashion. New York, San Francisco and Seattle have the highest demand in terms of job openings and average salary, though opportunities for program managers exist across the country.
An undergraduate degree is often considered the bare minimum when it comes to education, though master's degrees are often required in various fields of study, depending on the company and position. At times, however, equivalent job experience may be substituted.
By far, New York City is the largest city in the United States when it comes to population. The city is often described as the financial, cultural and media capital of the entire world. As such, it has a huge impact on commerce, politics, technology, entertainment, research and even sports. The city is well known for its fast pace, and it is also the home of the United Nations headquarters.
When it comes to arts, recreation and leisure, New York City has a lot to offer. From Broadway to Brooklyn and Central Park to Soho, the Big Apple's popular destinations can keep any resident busy.
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