Offers & Negotiations

Salary Information

It is difficult to obtain definitive information on salaries. Companies and organizations typically share information with each other but don’t make this information widely known. To get a balanced view you need to consult a variety of sources.

BLS.gov
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a useful site. There is a wealth of information on wages by positions and by region.

Cbsalary.com 
CareerBulider’s Jobs by Salary calculator will help you find similar paying jobs across industries and professions. Use it if you're thinking of making a career change, or would like to find jobs in a desired range.

Glassdoor.com
Glassdoor is your free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions--all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.

Idealist.org
This site provides links to nonprofit salary surveys.

Jobnob.com
Jobnob has hundreds of thousands of individual salaries listed by company and by job.  It contains salaries being paid at specific companies — not just industry averages. 

Payscale.com  
PayScale is a market leader in global online compensation data. With the world's largest database of individual employee compensation profiles.

Salary.com
This site can help you to find salary information for a variety of positions. It allows you to evaluate specific positions by various level and provides regional information to help you to compare salaries in different employment markets.

SalaryExpert.com
Similar to Salary.com, this site can help you to find salary information for positions, and allows you to evaluate specific positions on various levels; it also provides regional information to help you to compare salaries in different employment markets.

Vault.com      
Vault provides up-to-date salary information across industries and functions.

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