Low Pay

  • America's Fastest-Growing Job Pays Poorly

    America's Fastest-Growing Job Pays Poorly

    By Annalyn Kurtz The fastest growing job in America pays poorly. Meet home health care aides. These nearly 2 million (mostly minorities and women) workers do everything from prepare meals and clean homes, to bathe and change bedpans for elderly and disabled patients. Continue Reading

  • Low-Paying Jobs Are Here To Stay

    Low-Paying Jobs Are Here To Stay

    By Tami Luhby NEW YORK -- Stuck in a job with lousy pay? Better get used to it. Some 28 percent of workers are expected to hold low-wage jobs in 2020, roughly the same percentage as in 2010, according to a study by the Economic Policy Institute. Continue Reading

  • More Apples Needed in Alabama: Teacher Pay By State

    More Apples Needed in Alabama: Teacher Pay By State

    Now that sales of pencils and notebooks are in full swing, kids everywhere are facing the inevitability of going back to school. Their teachers have already been prepping for the new academic year. Though envied for their months long "break" from work, the teaching profession involves some trade-offs. One of... Continue Reading

  • What You Hate Most About Your Job

    What You Hate Most About Your Job

    Crabby bosses? Obnoxious co-workers? Too much stress? Long, expensive commutes? Those are all concerns of the American worker, but according to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association (APA). More people are stressed out about what they consider low pay than any other aspect of their job. Continue Reading