Technical Certification + PMP = Higher Salary in 2017

After tabulating results from our IT Skills and Salary Survey last year, we published our first “PMP Bump” graphic showing that respondents saw an increase in salary when adding a PMP certification to their existing IT certification. Below is an update to those figures based on results from our 2017 IT Skills and Salary Survey.

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5 comments

  1. David Reply

    How much is this class, and what is the location and length?
    Would this extend my Net+ and CCNA certs?

    1. Kelsey Garner Reply

      The PMP certification does not extend the length of other certifications, like Networking+ or CCNA.

      The specific Project Management course is dependent on your previous experience and training in that field. Here are a few suggestions to get you started (prices and schedule included):

      IT Project Management

      PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp

      Project Management Fundamentals

      Based on these suggestions, let me know if you have any questions!

  2. Ahmad Reply

    i dont have work experince i just graduate from MBA program
    i am thinking to take the PMP but i think its better to take it after getting experince.
    1. so what is ur advice ?
    2. when say this is the salary with and without PMP, how many years of work experince in this case ?

    Thak you

  3. John Mark Ivey Reply

    A PMP certification will definitely require experience in project management. The PMP certification coupled with your MBA should get you well on your way to a healthy salary. You could also pursue PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner cert (PMI-ACP) if you are interested in leading Agile software projects that drive innovation in your organization. http://tinyurl.com/gk2401

  4. Easylivetrade Reply

    nice information.