2012 Top 12 Popular
IT Professions, Salaries & Certification Paths
Investing a small amount of time and money into IT training and certifications can return big rewards on the job and in the wallet; according to the 2012 IT Skills & Salary Report from TechRepublic.
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The report shows 78% of non-managerial IT professionals who received training felt more effective at their jobs (with 84% of their managers concurring). It also divulges a positive impact on salaries for employees who received training and subsequently earned certifications.
"Professionals who had earned an IT or project management certification during the last five years earned an average of $5,242 more [annually] than their counterparts," reveals the report.
This means for every 10 years in the industry, those who invest time and money to train and earn certifications can expect $52,420 more income than those who don't. (This jumps to $157,000+ more over the course of a 30-year career!)
The chart above lists 12 Popular IT Professions, their recommended certifications and costs for training, and their average annual salaries. Take a glance and see for yourself how choosing QuickCert to help you train and get certified, can pay off big with career advancement and high salary opportunities.