Careers Slideshow: 10 Salary-Boosting IT Certifications

By Tony Kontzer  |  Posted 03-12-2010
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IT professionals looking for a little love (read: more money) may want to look at stocking up on technical certifications. But not just any certifications. Dice Learning, a search engine that helps connect technology workers with the training and certifications they need, has gathered input from 17,000 IT workers on which of those certifications deliver the biggest boosts in pay. (Of course, the cynical IT staffer would answer that question "none"-luckily, it appears the cynics weren't polled.)

What follows is a look at the top 10 certifications that IT workers say help them command higher salaries-regardless of experience levels.

PMP

(Project Management Professional)

There's a big difference between coding and shepherding a project through the gauntlet of time, budget and resource issues. Shepherds are the one making the bucks.

PMP
 
 
 
 
 

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