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Did you know that the mean salary of a MCSE certified professional is $65,100, well above the industry standard (source MCP Magazine)? That's not including the long term benefits such as bonuses and promotions. No salary surveys have been conducted by Microsoft as of today for MCDBA certification. With the limited amount of MCDBA certified DBAs though, the demand far by out weighs the suply.

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