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Certifications, are they worth it? These TOP 20 certainly are!

The top 20 job certifications by salary vary widely in terms of industries and job types, but all offer competitive compensation for those who hold them. Here are the top 20 job certifications by salary, according to a study by Global Knowledge:

Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect: $175,761

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate: $149,446

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM): $148,622

CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control): $146,480

Project Management Professional (PMP®): $143,493

AWS Certified Developer – Associate: $141,760

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate: $139,614

Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT): $135,361

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional: $131,040

Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert: $130,322

Six Sigma Green Belt: $129,030

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®): $124,357

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA): $123,433

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH): $121,712

ITIL® Foundation: $119,822

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA): $118,131

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®): $116,731

Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V): $113,442

Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V): $112,489

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP): $111,475

It's important to note that these salaries are not guaranteed, and that the compensation for a given job will depend on many factors, including geographic location, industry, and years of experience. Additionally, these certifications are not necessarily the best choice for everyone, and it's important to consider the specific requirements of a given job before pursuing any particular certification.

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