Top Paying Non-Technical Certifications in 2018

There are quite a lot of sites that post the top IT-related certifications and there pay.  We even took a look at it ourselves.  We didn’t want to leave out the non-technical certifications so we created our own list.  2018 is a great year to increase your worth as an employee and/or set yourself apart from other candidates when you’re looking for a new job.  Certifications are the way to go and we at Groopwork hope that we can provide the certification prep that you need for your 2018 salary increase.  Take a look at the ones that we studies the closest.

Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)

CIPP Median Salary by Experience
Years of Experience National Salary Data
1-4 years of experience $87,753
5-9 years of experience $111,497
10-19 years of experience $140,832
20 years or more of experience $161,499

 

Popular Roles of CIPP Professionals:

  • Corporate Counsel
  • Privacy Manager
  • Chief Privacy Officer
  • Privacy Officer
  • Senior Counsel
  • Legal Counsel
  • Privacy Analyst

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Project Management Professional (PMP)

PMP Median Salary by Experience
Years of Experience National Salary Data
1-4 years of experience $71,358
5-9 years of experience $88,571
10-19 years of experience $109,789
20 years or more of experience $122,818

 

Popular Roles of PMP Professionals:

  • Program Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Human Resources (HR) Manager
  • Director of Operations
  • Product Manager

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Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

CIA Median Salary by Experience
Years of Experience National Salary Data
1-4 years of experience $60,338
5-9 years of experience $79,016
10-19 years of experience $100,196
20 years or more of experience $113,903

 

Popular Roles of CIA Professionals:

  • Senior Internal Auditor
  • Internal Auditor
  • Internal Auditing Manager
  • Internal Audit Director
  • Senior Auditor
  • Auditor
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

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Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)

CSSBB Median Salary by Experience
Years of Experience National Salary Data
1-4 years of experience $71,707
5-9 years of experience $85,343
10-19 years of experience $98,502
20 years or more of experience $109,586

 

Popular Roles of CSSBB Professionals:

  • Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager
  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Process Engineer
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Director
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Engineer

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Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

SPHR Median Salary by Experience
Years of Experience National Salary Data
1-4 years of experience $71,707
5-9 years of experience $85,343
10-19 years of experience $98,502
20 years or more of experience $109,586

 

Popular Roles of SPHR Professionals:

  • Human Resources (HR) Director
  • Human Resources (HR) Manager
  • Vice President (VP), Human Resources (HR)
  • Human Resources (HR) Manager
  • Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
  • Human Resources (HR) Generalist

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Check out our 2018 Technical Certification Infographic