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  • Writer's pictureTim Dalhouse

One Month of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Equals A Strategic Investment in Your Project Management Career

Are you a veteran or active-duty military personnel seeking a path to a rewarding and high-paying career? Have you considered leveraging your Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to invest in project management training? In this post, we'll explore how utilizing just one month of your GI Bill benefits can lead to a lifetime of career opportunities and a median salary of $130,000 per year (Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey—Thirteenth Edition 2023).

The Power of PMP Certification

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a gold standard in the field of project management. It signifies a high level of expertise and opens doors to lucrative career opportunities. According to industry statistics, individuals with a PMP certification earn a median salary of $130,000 per year in the United States across all industries. And, that's over 40% more than non-certified peers working in project management jobs.

Job opportunities are plentiful in the field of project management! According to research by the Project Management Institute (PMI), employers will require nearly 88 million project-related professionals by 2027.

The Investment: Just One Month of GI Bill Benefits

For veterans and active-duty military personnel, investing in PMP training with the Post-9/11 GI Bill is a strategic move. PM-ProLearn, one of the few select providers qualified for GI Bill reimbursement, offers a comprehensive PMP training program that includes the PMP exam fee. The cost to you? Just one month of your GI Bill benefits.

The Math Behind the Investment

Let's delve into the numbers to understand the long-term value of this investment. Assuming the average veteran has a 20-year career in project management:

Initial Investment: One month of GI Bill benefits ($2,000)

Median Salary with PMP Certification: $130,000 per year

  • Year 1: You've invested $2,000 and on your way to earning $130,000.

  • Year 5: Your cumulative earnings reach $500,000 to $650,000.

  • Year 10: Your cumulative earnings soar to over $1 million.

  • Year 20: With regular pay raises keeping pace with inflation, your cumulative earnings surpass $2.5 million.

Beyond the Numbers: Lifetime Career Value

Investing one month of your GI Bill benefits in PMP training with PM-ProLearn not only results in a lucrative career but also provides a sense of accomplishment and job security. Project management roles are in high demand across industries, and your skills will remain relevant and sought after throughout your career.

Because the PMP credential industry-agnostic, it is recognized around the world and in numerous industries such as government, IT, healthcare, construction, utilities, engineering, finance, Human Resources, logistics, manufacturing, quality, research & development, sales, supply chain management, training & education, consulting, and many more. Earning the PMP credential will open doors of opportunity to you that are currently closed.

Why PM-ProLearn?

  • GI Bill Qualified: PM-ProLearn is among the few providers qualified for GI Bill reimbursement.

  • Comprehensive Training: Our PMP training program provides 35 hours of instructor-taught PMP Exam prep training, one year access to our online learning management system, thousands of practice questions, mastery tracking, live instructor help desk, PMP application review and includes the $555 PMP exam fee.

  • We Speak Your Language: PM-ProLearn was founded by a retired US Marine and the majority of our staff and instructors have military experience. We get you.


Your Post-9/11 GI Bill presents a unique opportunity to invest just one-month of your benefits in a career that offers both financial stability and personal fulfillment. PM-ProLearn is committed to supporting veterans and active-duty military personnel in their journey toward a successful project management career.

Ready to unlock your potential and pave the way for a prosperous future? Contact PM-ProLearn today at 301-494-3888 or to kickstart your journey to a PMP certification and a lifetime of rewarding opportunities.

Invest one month; reap a lifetime of rewards. It's not just a career move; it's an investment in your future!

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