Every industry and every organization relies on project management:
An audit or year end closing of the books, determining how to allocate scarce budgets or which investments are aligned with the company strategy, implementing new technology, creating a new piece of software, creating an ad campaign, research and development, and many more.
The salaries of project managers around the world continue to climb, indicating not only that project management professionals are in strong demand, but also that organizations are increasingly recognizing the value of trained project managers to their overall business goals. Project managers in the US had a median average salary of $105,000 last year.
-PMI Project Management Salary Survey, Seventh Edition (2011)