Learn this skill to boost your salary

Even in a patchy economy, IT pros can learn new skills to put themselves in higher demand. What area’s reaping the most benefits for techies now?

Project management.

That provides one of the biggest boots to IT pros’ salaries, according to IT job board Dice.com.

According to Dice’s numbers, the average salary for an IT worker is $87,000, while project managers earn $100,143.

Also, resumes with project management experience look impressive to managers looking to fill any type of IT job, since those applicants tend to possess both technical and general business/management skills.