PMP Earning Power

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification opens the door to higher earning potential in the United States and beyond.

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

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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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Broader Potential

Among all countries surveyed, the median salary for project professionals with a PMP is 23% higher than those without PMP certification.

Notable increases in other regions:

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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.