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What is a pm worth


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What is a pm worth

  1. 1. What is a PM Worth? Project Managers SalariesWhat is a PM Worth? Project Managers SalariesSaaS project management may seem like it would be a simple job. After all, all you have to do iskeep a project running, right? In reality, it is a very difficult job that requires you to plan,organize, work with a team, and take an idea from a scribble on a piece of paper to the finalproduct. A project may be something as simple as coming up with a new company logo or itcould even be managing how a city would react to a natural disaster. You need certification forSaaS project management and project managers are paid according to what they are worth.There is a possibility that you could find a job that does not require you to have certification as aSaaS project management professional. While you would still get a fairly nice salary, acertification can increase your salary by as much as $10,000 a year. Even in this rough economy,a certification can earn you not only a position with a respected company but a high salary aswell. If you already have a position as a project manager than you can obtain other certificationswhich will help you advance in the company. On average, you can earn more than $60,000dollars as a project manager and the more certifications you have, the more your salary will rise.Working on SaaS project management is not just a job you can do in the United States. You canbe a project manager with SaaS just about anywhere in the world. No matter what country youwork in, you will be paid what you are worth. Again, the more certifications you have the betteryour salary will be. It is important that you understand that other countries may or may not pay© 2011 SaaS Project management Inc. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. you in American dollars. You may be paid in that country’s currency, which you then wouldneed to convert to American dollars to see your salary. You may be offered a high paying job ina foreign nation because no one else wants it for some reason. Do your research. You do nothave to take a job because as a SaaS project management professional your skills are in demand.Experience and location will have an effect on your salary. Bigger cities will pay more thansmall towns will for example. A project manager who has 20 years of experience can expect tomake as much as $145,000 in some areas. Having several years of actual project managementexperience is as valuable as having multiple certifications and some employers see it as proofyou are a team player.© 2011 SaaS Project management Inc. All rights reserved.