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Best-Paying Cities By Occupation [Infographic]

Best-Paying Cities By Occupation [Infographic]

Highest-paying cities are clustered in two coastal areas

Want a higher-paying job? Consider relocating to east or west coasts. Here are the best-paid cities with the most opportunity by occupation. Read More »

The 10 Highest Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

The 10 Highest Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

Virtual skills are growing ever more important

As workplaces across the country begin to rely more on virtual communication, being physically present at a single location becomes less important. Read More »

Want To Get Promoted Fast? These Are The Best 25 Companies For That

Want To Get Promoted Fast? These Are The Best 25 Companies For That

Some have great company culture and travel opportunities, too.

From manufacturing to information technology to consulting -- there's a good mix in this list. Read More »

In Demand Careers That Pay $100,000 A Year Or More

In Demand Careers That Pay $100,000 A Year Or More

Not only do these jobs pay well, but many are also great for society.

High-paying careers and jobs that contribute to society don't have to be mutually exclusive. Here are 10 that happen to be both. Read More »

High-Paying Jobs That Don't Contribute To Society

High-Paying Jobs That Don't Contribute To Society

Workers in these professions earn a lot but say they don't feel they're making the world a better place. Would you care? Read More »

David Petraeus To Make $200,000 For Teaching One Class

David Petraeus To Make $200,000 For Teaching One Class

The former Army general and CIA director will be working about three hours a week as an adjunct professor, a job that usually pays far less. Read More »

10 High-Paying Jobs In A Booming Sector

10 High-Paying Jobs In A Booming Sector

As Americans' lives are increasingly filled with technology, careers in information technology are expected to grow significantly through the end of the decade. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that many IT jobs are expected to grow faster or much faster than average through 2020. What's more,... Read More »

10 High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

10 High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

In today's competitive job market, it can be hard to imagine that there are jobs that pay well but don't require years of experience. But many sectors offer high-paying entry-level jobs that are appealing to mid-career changers or recent college graduates (who are likely eager to get out from under a mound of... Read More »

5 Good Health Care Jobs That Require Only A Bachelor's Degree

5 Good Health Care Jobs That Require Only A Bachelor's Degree

High paying health care careers that don't require a graduate degree. Read More »

10 In-Demand Jobs That Pay Six Figures

10 In-Demand Jobs That Pay Six Figures

Many people would love to find a six-figure career. But in this tepid labor market, many high-wage earners, including even attorneys, are finding that jobs remain elusive. Still, Glassdoor.com reports there are careers with plenty of job openings that offer handsome salaries. The employment website recently... Read More »

10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

With college tuition rates soaring, many people are reconsidering whether they need a four-year degree. Statistics show that adults with a bachelor's degree, in general, vastly out earn their lesser educated counterparts. But could you earn a good salary -- even up to six figures -- with just an associate... Read More »

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, but one way to get ahead is to take a look at careers that fly below the radar of other job hunters. That's what CareerCast has done in unveiling its latest list of underrated jobs, careers that the job-search website says offer increasing opportunities for job... Read More »

7 Growing Jobs That Pay $75,000 A Year

7 Growing Jobs That Pay $75,000 A Year

A few years back, researchers from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School shed some light on the long-debated topic of money and its link to happiness. The study revealed a correlation between earning a specific dollar amount and reaching one's highest happiness level. According to the study, as people... Read More »

7 Part-Time Jobs That Pay Up To $40 An Hour

7 Part-Time Jobs That Pay Up To $40 An Hour

Getty Images For some 8 million Americans, part-time jobs are a way of life. Many are cobbling together several part-time gigs while they search for that elusive full-time job. Some, though, prefer part-time work because it offers flexibility and time off for other pursuits, including raising kids. But... Read More »

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. Read More »

Fifteen Jobs That Pay Well, No Degree Required

Fifteen Jobs That Pay Well, No Degree Required

Regarding jobs that pay well, the conventional wisdom states that college-educated workers earn higher salaries because the their jobs require more education and advanced skills. In addition, fewer workers have college degrees, so they are harder to find in relation to workers without degrees. Indeed,... Read More »

10 High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

10 High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

A well-paid, entry-level job sounds like an oxymoron. But finding one would certainly help with the piles of student loans that many young people face and the heavy financial pressures sending many stay-at-home parents back into the work force. Fortunately, PayScale.com has found a few. Online salary... Read More »

Top 10 Careers That Will Pay Better in 2011

Top 10 Careers That Will Pay Better in 2011

Whether you managed to survive the recession with your job intact, or you've recently landed yourself a new position after being laid off, 2011 could be a good year for your paycheck. Although employers aren't yet ready to start hiring like crazy, they are encouraged by signs of growth and are willing to... Read More »

Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

Ten Jobs That Pay $80,000 Per Year

What do Lauren Bush's engagement ring, and the Icon CJ3B Army Jeep have in common? They're two of the things you can buy with $80,000. And while most working stiffs can only dream of plunking down that kind of cash -- the median family income in the U.S. brings in only around $50,000 according to the Bureau of... Read More »

Top 10 Paying Jobs for Former Military Members

Top 10 Paying Jobs for Former Military Members

By Carol Tice Getting out of the military can be a disorienting time for many who've been overseas for long stretches. Often, the end of military service means it's time to find a job, fast. The good news? Today's veterans often acquire valuable job skills in the service that are in demand in the private... Read More »

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