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The 15 Best-Paying Jobs For Young Professionals

The 15 Best-Paying Jobs For Young Professionals

Because you've gotta pay those student loans somehow

With help from Payscale, Business Insider found 15 of the highest-paying jobs for young professionals with a bachelor's degree. Read More »

10 Cities Where Wages Are Increasing

10 Cities Where Wages Are Increasing

The top city has seen a 3 percent rise in wages

PayScale's quarterly index of wage trends reveals the 10 cities where wages have seen the most growth in 2014. Read More »

Study Asks, 'Is Your Job Meaningful?'

Study Asks, 'Is Your Job Meaningful?'

Job meaning and job satisfaction are not the same thing

Payscale has just released a study on job meaning as it relates to compensation, and the results are exhaustive, revealing, and maybe a little sad. Read More »

15 Meaningful Jobs That Pay Really Well

15 Meaningful Jobs That Pay Really Well

All of these jobs pay $70,000 or more

According to a new report from Payscale, there are plenty of jobs out there that offer both a fat paycheck and satisfying work. Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Writing a Cover Letter That Gets Results

The Weekly Roundup: Writing a Cover Letter That Gets Results

Perfecting this critical piece of your job search strategy

Write the perfect cover letter. How to craft a great introduction and get closer to landing the job with expert advice and tips from around the web Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro

The Weekly Roundup: Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro

How to get the salary you want

Get the salary you want. How to master salary negotiation with expert advice and tips from around the web Read More »

3 Of 10 Millennials Forced To Move Back Home After Starting Career

3 Of 10 Millennials Forced To Move Back Home After Starting Career

Higher rate than Gen X and Baby Boomers when they started, study says

Roughly three out of ten millennials are starting their careers while living at home. That's much higher than it was for Generation X and Baby Boomers. Read More »

Jobs Where Most People Hate Their Coworkers

Jobs Where Most People Hate Their Coworkers

A new report identifies 10 occupations where people can't stand their coworkers.

Payscale report identifies 10 occupations where people have the worst coworkers. Read More »

Tactics That Will Help You Get A Raise (If You're Female)

Tactics That Will Help You Get A Raise (If You're Female)

Women still earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, and are paid less even in the same job, working the same hours. Partly, this is because women are less inclined to ask for a raise -- and for good reason. Research shows that women who ask for raises are seen as aggressive and unfeminine, and that... Read More »

Jobs That Make The World A Worse Place

Jobs That Make The World A Worse Place

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 »

Oil Workers Win Big As U.S. Wages Climb

Oil Workers Win Big As U.S. Wages Climb

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 »

Colleges With The Lowest-Paid Graduates

Colleges With The Lowest-Paid Graduates

A PayScale reports the starting and mid-career salaries of 1.5 million graduates with bachelor's degrees who attended one a U.S. of college or university. Read More »

7 Fun Jobs That Pay $40,000 A Year Or More

7 Fun Jobs That Pay $40,000 A Year Or More

In these tough times many people just want to work, so the idea of having a job that's enjoyable may seem a bit too pie-in-the-sky. For others, though, a good dollop of fun is just what's needed to make work worthwhile. "Fun," of course, is an objective measure. But with the help of PayScale, AOL Jobs... Read More »

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

10 College Majors With The Highest Unemployment Rates [Infographic]

In this era of high unemployment, many parents and students wonder which college degrees pay off -- and which don't. A recent study by Georgetown University Center on Education looked at earnings and unemployment rates among recent and seasoned degree holders as well as those with graduate degrees and found... Read More »

20 Colleges Not Worth Their Tuition In 2012

20 Colleges Not Worth Their Tuition In 2012

As the class of 2012 prepares to graduate, another group of bright-eyed youths are anticipating beginning college life this fall. But many face the daunting challenge of affording it. With the cost of a four-year degree escalating, many parents (and students) want to know they're getting good value for their... Read More »

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... Read More »

Touring With the Band - Music Industry Gigs and What They Pay

Touring With the Band - Music Industry Gigs and What They Pay

Elvis Week runs August 10-16, when fans from around the world gather in Memphis, Tenn. to celebrate the King of Rock 'n' Roll. What would it be like to tour with the King today? It is tough to say but you'd have to imagine it would be lavish and maybe not as wild as his earlier days. The King would be 76 years... Read More »

Five Industries With the Fastest-Growing Pay

Five Industries With the Fastest-Growing Pay

As the economy perks up, wages in many industries are reviving, some faster than others. There are steady pay improvements in strong sectors, like health care, but what about the beleaguered finance and insurance industry? Wages there are actually showing signs of life, too, according to research from online... Read More »

PayScale Salary Data Q & A

Where does PayScale get salary data? PayScale is the largest real-time online employee salary database in the world. Our data is composed of millions of PayScale Salary Surveys taken by curious individuals who answer questions such as job title, education, years of experience, shift worked and more in order to... Read More »

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