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7 Jobs That Pay $70 an Hour or More

7 Jobs That Pay $70 an Hour or More

Dentists, petroleum engineers, CEOs and more

What preparation do you need to get a job that pays $70 per hour or more? (If you do the math, that's $146,000 per year.) Read More »

Tips to Survive a Yahoo-Style Bell Curve Performance Review

Tips to Survive a Yahoo-Style Bell Curve Performance Review

How to get co-workers and managers to give you good ratings

Being evaluated on a bell curve is more common in business than you think! Don't find yourself on the low end. You could end up out of a job! Here are a tips for staying on the upside of the curve. Read More »

8 Blue-Collar Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

8 Blue-Collar Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

These 8 manual occupations pay more than $55,000 a year

Blue-collar jobs don't always have a reputation for being high-paying. These are exceptions. Read More »

IPO Millionaires: The Few, The Proud, The Unbelievably Lucky

IPO Millionaires: The Few, The Proud, The Unbelievably Lucky

Twitter and other IPOs in the days after

Twitter has minted 1,600 new millionaires, which makes working at an IPO look good. But even if you find the right company, you still may make nothing. Read More »

15 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Stress

15 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Don't Like Stress

A path to prosperity with less aggravation

Jobs for people who don't like stress. Read More »

Three Groups Of Female Workers Who Outearn Their Male Counterparts

Three Groups Of Female Workers Who Outearn Their Male Counterparts

Women are famous for earning less than men. But the rule has exceptions. Read More »

Are We Becoming The United States Of Crappy Jobs?

Are We Becoming The United States Of Crappy Jobs?

These 12 charts show the sad, long story of the U.S. decline. Read More »

What Happens If You Try To Live On McDonald's Wages: A Budget

What Happens If You Try To Live On McDonald's Wages: A Budget

A budget from the Economic Policy Institute shows shows you'll go into $50 of debt a day. Read More »

Walmart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over 'Living Wage'

Walmart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over 'Living Wage'

City council forced to decide: are no jobs better than bad jobs? Read More »

This Site Tells How Much You're Underpaid

This Site Tells How Much You're Underpaid

A new interactive site, inequality.is, will make you really mad. Read More »

Media Giants Buckle And Start Paying Their Interns

Media Giants Buckle And Start Paying Their Interns

These media giants now are paying for the first time, though there are some hold outs. Read More »

Top 10 Highest-Paying College Majors

Top 10 Highest-Paying College Majors

There's no greater way to ensure a high-paying career than having a degree in the sciences or math-related disciplines. That point has been driven home again, thanks to a new study released Wednesday by the Georgetown University Center on Education and The Workforce. The study examined 2010 and 2011 salaries and... Read More »

Highest-Paid Public Employee In Your State Is Probably A Coach

Highest-Paid Public Employee In Your State Is Probably A Coach

In recent years, there's been a simmering debate over whether public employees are overpaid. Periodically, there are stories about principals, bureaucrats or janitors who somehow managed to work the system and get obscene pay. The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, has produced research that shows... Read More »

The Least Affordable Cities For Workers?

The Least Affordable Cities For Workers?

By Matthew Tarpey Most experts agree that about one-third of your salary should go toward paying rent. Unfortunately, in some cities that's a tough goal to achieve. Using data from Economic Modeling Specialists International, along with average rent costs provided by numbeo.com, we've determined how many hours... Read More »

7 Industries With Plummeting Salaries

7 Industries With Plummeting Salaries

Middle class wages, over all, have been pretty stagnant for over a decade. But not everyone's wages have stagnated. In fact, some people have seen their salaries rise at a rosy clip, while many others have actually become poorer. The Bureau of Economic Analysis has tracked average full-time income by industry... Read More »

What People Really Earn In 2013

What People Really Earn In 2013

PARADEAlana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson By Parade Ever wonder what your local mayor makes? Or the comedian at the company retreat? (Hint: It's more than you think!) In our annual jobs survey, salary taboos take a hike. Ben Strothman Age: 51 City: St. Paul, Minn. Occupation: Movie projector technician Pay:... Read More »

Wages Stink at America's Most Common Jobs

Wages Stink at America's Most Common Jobs

Workers in seven of the 10 largest occupations typically earn less than $30,000 a year, according to new data published Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's a far cry from the nation's average annual pay of $45,790. Read More »

The Most Overpaid People In Sports?

The Most Overpaid People In Sports?

There's no shortage of well-paid head coaches at the nation's top colleges and universities. As USA Today reported last fall, 42 head coaches at major schools make at least $2 million a year -- and 13 have a base annual salary of more than $3 million. But it isn't just those with the top coaching job,... Read More »

NYC School Safety Agents' Lawsuit: Newtown Is Happening Every Day

NYC School Safety Agents' Lawsuit: Newtown Is Happening Every Day

After the Newtown, Conn., massacre, some have called for more school safety agents inside schools. But a group of 5,000 school safety agents in New York City have filed an explosive $35 million class action suit, alleging that they're paid less than other safety agents in the city, despite being exposed to gang... Read More »

Highest-Paying Internships Aren't On Wall Street Anymore

Highest-Paying Internships Aren't On Wall Street Anymore

Working at Google has become such the stuff of legend that even aging box office frat bros Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn will be taking internships there in a film this summer. This year, Google ranked as the best-rated company for interns, according to job review site Glassdoor.com. There is something striking,... Read More »

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