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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 »
Watch the news for 30 minutes and you'll quickly lose perspective of the value of a dollar. That idea might seem paradoxical in this recession where every dollar counts, but think about the figures we're hearing about: trillion dollar deficit, $800 billion stimulus, 7,000 point drop in the Dow. That's a lot of... Read More »
There's more to life than money -- that's for sure. Even so, it doesn't hurt to launch your career with a ground-floor salary that can pay the rent and student loans with a little spending money to spare. Not to mention that a higher starting salary can mean a better compensation throughout your career. The... Read More »
He's the leader of the free world, but the does president's salary measure up to his power? Not if you compare his salary with top leaders in the private sector.
George W. Bush earns a salary of $400,000 plus a $50,000 nontaxable expense allowance. By contrast, the average Standard & Poor's... Read More »