Project Management Institute

PMP Earning Power

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification opens the door to higher earning potential.

Discover how certification can deliver benefits beyond more knowledge and sharper skills. The opportunity to boost earning power can become a long-term payoff.

Get on Your Way to Greater Earning Potential in the Future

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Broader Potential

Among all countries surveyed, the median salary for project professionals with a PMP is 25% higher than those without PMP certification.

Notable increases in other regions:

global map with salary comparisons for pmp holders

Source: Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, 10th Edition, PMI, 2017
Salary data is from survey respondents in the United States and 36 other countries.

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Sustainable Benefits

Maintaining PMP certification over time can bolster earning power across a career.

U.S. median salaries based on number of years of having a PMP.

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