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Veterinary Nurse Salary Overview

Veterinary Nurse Salary Overview

Job outlook for veterinary nurses, also known as veterinary technologists or technicians, is excellent. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for veterinary nurses and technologists is expected to grow by more than 38 percent through 2018 -- much faster than the average for all occupations. Read More »

Five Steps for Successful Salary Negotiation

Five Steps for Successful Salary Negotiation

Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing People wallow a lot in the world of work. You don't have to look far to hear people grumbling that they don't get paid as well as they should or that their employer skimps on benefits like vacation time, a 401(k) or bonuses. Too often, people have these frustrations because... Read More »

Registered Nurse Salary Overview

Registered Nurse Salary Overview

Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2008 to 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations. However, employment of RNs will not grow at the same rate in every industry. Offices of physicians will see the largest percentage of growth (48%) while hospitals will see the... Read More »

Dental Hygienist Salary Overview

Dental Hygienist Salary Overview

Dental hygienists work closely with dentists, much the same way a nurse does with a doctor in a private practice. The hygienist performs cleanings, administers preventive treatments like fluoride and may carry out some minor procedures, such as applying cavity-preventing sealants. According to the U.S. Bureau of... Read More »

Average Salary Increase for 2011 is 3 Percent

Average Salary Increase for 2011 is 3 Percent

According to The Conference Board's annual salary increase budgets survey report projections for 2011 show a modest median salary increase, of 3 percent, slightly up from the 2.5 percent average increases in 2010. Salary increase budgets represent the pool of money that an organization dedicates to salary... Read More »

15 Jobs That Pay $50 an Hour

15 Jobs That Pay $50 an Hour

Though $50 won't make all your wildest dreams come true, it's no chump change, either. There's still a lot you can get for $50 these days: a haircut, dinner for two, a tank of gas, a 50-day supply of macaroni and cheese. It can buy a lot of life's necessities and simple pleasures. Now, just imagine what you... Read More »

Physical Therapist Salary Overview

Physical Therapist Salary Overview

A Physical Therapist works with patients to diagnose and to prescribe and assist with exercises meant to recover strength and range of motion after an injury or surgery or due to debilitation associated with aging or other limiting conditions. A PT must be empathetic and able to work closely with patients as... Read More »

Radiology Tech Salary Overview

Radiology Tech Salary Overview

Between 2010 and 2018, employment opportunities for radiology techs are expected to increase by 17 percent. Radiology technicians, radiologists and radiology technologists represent a range of specialties with varying degrees of education, responsibility and salary expectations. Read More »

Engineer Salary Overview

Engineer Salary Overview

A recent job search with the keyword "engineer" found listings for over 33,000 available positions. Engineering means anything from working with computers to designing bridges and skyscrapers to managing and overseeing complex projects for companies. Read More »

Taking Pay Cut: Smart or Stupid?

Taking Pay Cut: Smart or Stupid?

Brooklyn's Chereen Marshall did what so many of you are doing. She took a "pay cut" of $110 weekly to have a job as a cosmetologist. Now, she wonders if that was smart or stupid. On unemployment, Marshall received $325 every week. After hunting for months, she accepted a job for $215 weekly. A number of law... Read More »

Teacher Salary Overview

Teacher Salary Overview

Teaching is not a profession for the faint of heart. A candidate needs to be able to connect with today's youth, to partner with parents to guide young minds as they grow and mature into responsible citizens and productive members of society. Think you have what it takes to be a great teacher? Want to further... Read More »

Salary Health: Find Out If You Are Underpaid

Salary Health: Find Out If You Are Underpaid

The good news about pay raises hitting an all-time low last year is that an estimated three percent in salary increases are expected in 2010, according to a survey by Hewitt Associates, a global human resources consulting company. That should help shift the mindset of employees who have felt frustrated by... Read More »

Starting Salaries Start to Slip

Starting Salaries Start to Slip

By Geoff Roth If you're a recent college graduate and have been fortunate enough to land a job, that is good news. But, there is a bit of a black cloud around that silver lining. According to a new survey, the average starting salary for new college grads slipped this year, down 1.3 percent from last year. --... Read More »

Ali's Bachelors: How Much Do They Make?

Ali's Bachelors: How Much Do They Make?

Glimmering gowns, private jets, intimate one-on-one dates and heart-wrenching rejections – what's not to love about watching 'The Bachelorette'? As the men in the mansion trash talk each other, viewers get to keep guessing whom Ali has her heart set on and who's headed home. Will she go for the Retail... Read More »

What Was Your Salary Worth 50 Years Ago?

What Was Your Salary Worth 50 Years Ago?

The past can teach us many things. We can see how unjust our society was to some people before major Supreme Court cases were decided. We can imagine how simple some aspects of life were before cell phones tethered us to work. It's also fun to look back and see just how much further a dollar seemed to go back... 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 »

Emmy Character Salaries

CareerBuilder.com Oh, to be young, good looking and fictional. Exemplified by exciting jobs and countless romantic conquests, the lives of television characters leave little to be desired -- and much to be questioned. Don't you ever wonder how so many of them sustain their glamorous lifestyles? After all, most... Read More »

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