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PayScale, which has compiled the largest compensation database in the world, provides a precise analysis of current market salaries for both employees and employers through its online tools and software. PayScale also publishes regular reports on issues surrounding compensation and career data such as college ROI, the gender wage gap, underemployment, and income inequality.

  • Higher Minimum Wage Correlates With Job Growth

    Higher Minimum Wage Correlates With Job Growth

    Trend bodes well for the American worker

    Twelve of the 13 states that raised their minimum wage since the beginning of the year have experienced more job growth than lower-wage states. Continue Reading

  • Top Employers Near Military Bases

    Top Employers Near Military Bases

    the top employers near the nation's biggest military bases Continue Reading

  • 10 Great Jobs For Veterans That Pay More Than $70,000 A Year

    10 Great Jobs For Veterans That Pay More Than $70,000 A Year

    By Bridget Quigg, PayScale.com How can you make your transition from military work to a civilian job as easy as possible? Earning a healthy paycheck might help. Katie Bardaro, lead analyst at online salary database PayScale.com recommends that military folks in search of good pay take advantage of three... Continue Reading

  • Top Employers of Veterans

    Top Employers of Veterans

    By Bridget Quigg Once they've received their last paycheck from Uncle Sam, where do most military folks go to find the next one? It turns out that many don't travel far. Former military members often get picked up by companies that work directly with the federal government and the military. Online salary... Continue Reading

  • $65,000 Non-Degree Jobs That Women Dominate

    $65,000 Non-Degree Jobs That Women Dominate

    By Charyn Pfeuffer Hey, ladies! Did you know you could skip earning a college degree and still snag a well-paid job? There are a wide variety of careers out there where a college education may be helpful, but is not essential. Continue Reading

  • Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

    Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

    By Christine Laue Try telling the woman scraping plaque off your teeth that it's a man's world. Female dental hygienists earn eight percent more than their male counterparts, according to online salary database PayScale.com. Continue Reading

  • Yes, Sir vs. Hey, Dude: Job Advice For Veterans

    Yes, Sir vs. Hey, Dude: Job Advice For Veterans

    By Jen Hubley Luckwaldt Veterans who decide to leave the military and transition to a civilian job know to expect some culture shock. But even the best-prepared former service members can find the differences between the military world and the private sector surprising. Continue Reading

  • Veteran's Jobs That Pay Over $60,000

    Veteran's Jobs That Pay Over $60,000

    By Elise Oras Besides a thank you, one of the best things you can give to a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan is a job. There are 220,000 of them currently seeking work in the United States, at a time when the economy is seeing slow growth. While that number might seem daunting, there is some good news. The... Continue Reading

  • Jobs That 'Set The Mood'

    Jobs That 'Set The Mood'

    By Christine Laue For all the primping and prepping you do for a date, Cupid enlists dozens of co-conspirators to make the big event go perfectly. The esthetician taming unruly eyebrow hairs wants you to look flawless, and the sommelier pouring wine certainly doesn't want to ruin the mood with a merlot... Continue Reading

  • 5 Tell-Tale Signs That Your Co-Workers Are Dating

    5 Tell-Tale Signs That Your Co-Workers Are Dating

    By Charyn Pfeuffer That "will they or won't they" tension can be palpable in the workplace. Although Jim Halpert and Pam Beesley of the hit series, The Office have done their best to bring the co-worker-with-benefits scenario to the mainstream, many companies (and fellow workers) still frown upon... Continue Reading

  • Hire This Vet: Danna Stumberg

    Hire This Vet: Danna Stumberg

    A collaboration between PayScale and AOL to find jobs for veterans Name: Danna Stumberg Military Branch: United States Navy Military Rank: Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Petty Officer (E5) Current Location: Liverpool, New York. We'll be moving to the Baltimore/D.C. area (Fort Meade, Md.)... Continue Reading

  • Career Confessions: 2012 Resolutions From 6 Professionals

    Career Confessions: 2012 Resolutions From 6 Professionals

    By Lydia Dishman As we leave the New Years celebrations behind, we may find ourselves forgetting our career resolutions along with the lyrics to Auld Lang Syne. Maybe it would help us to hear what other people are planning to do for their jobs in 2012. Continue Reading

  • Hire This Vet: Donald Harvey

    Hire This Vet: Donald Harvey

    A collaboration between PayScale and AOL to find jobs for veterans Name: Donald Harvey Military Branch: U.S. Army Continue Reading

  • Danger Zone: 9 Tips For Partying With Your Boss

    Danger Zone: 9 Tips For Partying With Your Boss

    Steer clear of these career-crunchers at your office holiday party By Charyn Pfeuffer When the fantasy of your hot co-worker playing with your hair becomes a boss-holding-your ponytail-while-you-puke reality, you've officially committed a faux pas at the office holiday party. Continue Reading

  • 5 Jobs That Make Christmas Magical

    5 Jobs That Make Christmas Magical

    By Elise Oras For many people, the Christmas season truly is the most wonderful time of the year. From the twinkle of lights and sparkle of tinsel, to exchanging gifts and spending time with loved ones, it's easy to get caught up in the magic. But, the magic of Christmas does not just happen on its own.... Continue Reading

  • Holiday Jobs That Pay Over $12 Per Hour

    Holiday Jobs That Pay Over $12 Per Hour

    By Elise Oras With the holiday season just around the corner, companies are hiring seasonal employees to help handle the overload of customers. Besides adding extra cash to your wallet, seasonal work can have extra benefits like acquiring professional references, gaining experience in a different field, and... Continue Reading

  • Job Stories: How I Got Fired

    Job Stories: How I Got Fired

    By Tiffany Miller, Payscale.com Call it what you want -- canned, laid-off, pink-slipped, downsized. Getting fired is devastating. Most folks fight back the tears, pack up their cubes and get the hell out. But not everyone's experience is the same. Some workers roll out in style. Continue Reading

  • Mega Millions In Minutes: How NFL Players' Salaries Match Up Against Fans'

    Mega Millions In Minutes: How NFL Players' Salaries Match Up Against Fans'

    By Randall Hauk Larry Fitzgerald agrees to continue his job as a wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals for the next eight years for $120 million. Chris Johnson accepts an offer from the Tennessee Titans to continue as their running back for the next six years in exchange $53 million. Continue Reading

  • Get To Work! How Much Does Your Time-Wasting Cost Your Company?

    Get To Work! How Much Does Your Time-Wasting Cost Your Company?

    By Derene Brox It's a rare employee who isn't guilty of a little slacking off every now and then. A Facebook status update here, a little discussion of last night's 30 Rock there. And then there's the time spent shopping online for a gift for your mother's birthday, and the time spent on the phone dealing... Continue Reading

  • Does Buttoning Up Mean A Bigger Paycheck?

    Does Buttoning Up Mean A Bigger Paycheck?

    By Lydia Dishman Do you dress for success? It's no secret that most people will formulate an opinion of you based on your appearance within minutes of an introduction. But can that short space of time mean the difference between a lucrative career and a low-paying job? Continue Reading