By Annalyn Kurtz
Since the recession, health care has been the single biggest sector for job growth, but that doesn't mean it's easy to get hired. Registered nurses fresh out of school are coming across thousands of job postings with an impossible requirement: "no new grads." Read More »
Thanks to increases in the second half of 2012, wages grew by about 3.5% last year, according to PayScale. These five jobs saw the largest year-over-year pay increases. Read More »
By Jose Pagliery
Everyone's paycheck is about to take a hit, and it's not the boss's fault. But some business owners say it's a tough talk to have.
The rate of workers' payroll taxes, which fund Social Security, has been 4.2 percent for the past two years. As of Jan. 1, it's back to 6.2 percent, on the first... Read More »
By Jennifer Liberto
This could be Karen Duckett's worst New Year, ever.
Duckett, 51, of Laurel, Md., is among 2.1 million jobless Americans whose unemployment benefits will end on Dec. 29, if Congress doesn't act. Read More »
By Annalyn Kurtz
The gap between men and women workers is narrowing as hiring remains strong in the female-dominated health care industry.
Forget the "mancession" or the "he-covery." Men suffered the biggest job losses in the financial crisis, and also gained the most post-recession jobs.
But now, men and... Read More »
By Emily Jane Fox
NEW YORK -- For bargain happy shoppers, Black Friday means "doorbuster deals."
For retail workers, Black Friday means irate customers, long lines and pulling a 24-hour shift without sleep. Read More »
By Julianne Pepitone
NEW YORK -- Watch out, LinkedIn. Facebook is jumping into the job search space, with a job search app that includes listings from services like Monster and BranchOut. The Social Jobs App, which launched Wednesday, currently includes 1.7 million job listings. It's part of the Social Jobs... Read More »
Neurosurgeons take home a median $368,000 in salary and bonus annually. What other great careers from Money and PayScale.com's list of Best Jobs in America offer hefty paychecks? Read More »
By Tami Luhby
NEW YORK -- Residents of three states pummeled by Hurricane Sandy could be eligible for disaster assistance payments if they lost their job due to the storm.
To qualify for the funds, people must be unemployed as a direct result of the storm and be ineligible for traditional unemployment... Read More »
Demand for home care nurses is projected to grow a whopping 71 percent between 2010 and 2020. What other careers on Money and PayScale.com's list of America's best jobs will see big opportunities? Read More »
Factories that make aircraft, cars and machinery have made up a good chunk of the job gains over the past two years, as have hospitals and doctors' offices. Read More »
It's still a tough job market out there, so when CNNMoney set out to find America's Best Jobs this year, first and foremost we looked for professions that offer great growth opportunities. Another big factor: how well the job pays, since being able to make a good living is especially important now. We also... Read More »
Fast food workers. Telemarketers. Investment bankers. These professions have the highest share of employees who say their jobs make the world a worse place, according to a survey by PayScale.com. Read More »
By Tami Luhby
NEW YORK -- Women are finding their way back into the workforce.
The economic upswing had until recently been a "hecovery," but the revival is now becoming more balanced between the genders. The number of women employees has jumped by 300,000 in the past six months, nearly the same amount as... Read More »
By Les Christie
NEW YORK -- Big pay hikes in the energy industry have helped fuel the biggest jump in U.S. wages in more than five years, according to an industry report released Wednesday.
PayScale, which analyzes data from more than 10 million U.S. workers, reported that workers in the mining, oil and gas... Read More »
By Annalyn Censky
NEW YORK -- After four years of layoffs, teaching jobs are finally coming back. Public school hiring rose this summer to its highest level in six years.
Local school districts added 79,000 education jobs this July through September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's the... Read More »
Clearing trees. Performing magic tricks. Pet sitting. Repairing other people's credit. These people are earning $100,000 or more. Read More »
By Jennifer Liberto
WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Federal workers have weathered a two-year pay freeze, increased health insurance premiums, and threats of more cuts from Republicans.
Now their jobs are in jeopardy. Some 277,000 workers -- 14% of the federal work force -- could lose their jobs in the next 12... Read More »
Graduates from these colleges earn the highest salaries in the country, according to data from PayScale.com. Read More »
The number of job openings for skilled factory workers has increased 38 percent since 2005, according to numbers from the Conference Board that measure labor demand across industries. Read More »