Data Professionals See Salaries Rise - Certification Matters

By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2008-09-12 Print this article Print

Certification Matters

The survey covered a range of Oracle certifications, including OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) and Oracle 10g OCP (Oracle Certified Professional). On the whole, those with certifications made more, though the percentage of people making more than $100,000 with and without certifications was virtually identical.

Being a database professional isn't easy, but it can pay well. So says a survey of 503 members of the Independent Oracle Users Group conducted by Unisphere Research. Those surveyed included database administrators and IT managers as well as database developers and analysts. As the IOUG survey shows, certification and experience can go a long way toward making that extra buck.

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