Project Managers Find Work Despite High Unemployment Rate

Project management courses increase job opportunities and salaries. New website helps individuals choose the best project management training for their objectives.


New York, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/21/2012 -- The unemployment rate is currently at a stark 8.2%. Many people have lost their jobs and even highly-educated, skilled workers are having trouble finding employment. Yet, in spite of the harsh times, project managers are finding a wide range of employment opportunities available to them.

According to a report from the website, there are approximately 2,200 job postings for certified project managers listed daily, which is an increase of 9% from last year. Not only are project managers in demand, but they are also reaping high salaries of about $90,000 annually, which is 20% higher than the national average.

The reason that project managers are so high in demand, even in economically tough times, is because their work can help companies save money and further business objectives. The skills that project managers possess are so important for businesses that many companies are investing in project management training for their employees., which was launched in May of this year, provides readers with information about the various types of project management courses available and the benefits associated with each. The experts behind the website particularly focus on the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification which is available from the Project Management Institute. PMP certification is held in high esteem internationally but getting certified is often a difficult process. gives advice on how to meet the PMP requirements and prepare for the exam.

To find out about how project management skills can further your career, visit