Articles about Salary


These are the 20 jobs in America with the biggest influx of women

According to Pew Research, women now make up 47% of the U.S. labor force. This is up from 30% in 1950. In other words, more women are working than ever before. For each of these jobs, more than half the workers are women.

Personal Finance

5 simple ways to spring clean your finances

Spring has sprung! The weather has become warmer, the days are longer and everything seems fresh and new.  It’s now the perfect time to have that much-needed sort out, not just of your home, but your finances too.


If you live in one of these cities, you’re probably happy with your salary

Did your city make the cut?


These are the cities where you will spend your money the fastest

Do you live in one of the world's most expensive cities? If not, it's something to consider if you are looking to relocate, work abroad or just take a vacation.


These are the top jobs in America right now

Do you have one?


Female doctors are seeing an average pay gap of over $100,000

Out of 50 metropolitan areas of the country this is where female doctors see the biggest pay gap.

Job Search

Resume tips for high-level positions in IT, finance and marketing

There are critical profession-specific considerations to keep in mind, depending on your specialty. Here are the top three executive resume types to give you a picture of how you should differentiate yourself accordingly.


This is the city where the happiest people in America live

You may be surprised at what makes people happy.


Better than money: The Top 10 things we look for in a new job

When it comes to finding the perfect new job, new research suggests it’s not all about the money. There's so much more to happiness at work. Here's what to look out for.


The best and worst states for working women: North tops South

In honor of International Women's Day on March 8 and Women's History Month, WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Women and you may be surprised which states were friendlier to women than others.


Millions of views on YouTube won’t even earn you enough to make rent

If you're starting a YouTube channel, don't expect to get rich quickly, or at all. 


If you behaved like this in high school, there is a good chance you have a high salary

Basically, if you were a responsible, good student, with an interest in academics, your future turned out just fine no matter what your IQ or socioeconomic status.


Almost 1/3 of millennials say they would dump their partner for a $37,000 raise

When financial services company Comet surveyed 364 single working millennials without children, they found that millennials were willing to sacrifice a romantic relationship for the right price.


This is the price of happiness according to researchers

Money can buy you happiness — but only up to a point. Researchers found a strong relationship between individual's income and their personal satisfaction ... and the numbers may surprise you.


Learn and earn: This language can help you cash in

Turns out, learning a second language can literally pay off. An MIT economist calculated the exact monetary returns of learning different foreign languages for U.S. college graduates and found that there are measurable benefits to learning how to conjugate German, French, and Spanish verbs.


Your paycheck may not matter to a date, but your debt does

When you first start dating someone, you're evaluating them for compatibility with your values, searching for clues for where their interests meet yours. Two new surveys have found that how much our dates earn is not a concern, but whether or not they are in debt definitely does.


3 ancient laws to help increase your wealth this year

Your goals may include cutting your debt in half or saving an extra month of pay. That’s great. Consider these three ancient laws make a remarkable difference in your wealth, and in your future.


Majority of job seekers don’t negotiate for a higher salary

There are many ways that a salary negotiation can go wrong, but it turns out that some people aren’t even engaging in this discussion when they get picked for a job. A whopping 61% of people didn't ask for a bigger paycheck after they scored a job offer.


This male CEO cut his salary by $48,000 to match his female predecessor

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren will take a pay cut to match the amount his female predeccessor, Carolyn McCall, made as part of commitment to equal pay for men and women.


Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer show us how you can team up with your coworkers

How Jessica Chastain helped Octavia Spencer get five times more in pay, and how you can, and should, do it too.


The pros and cons of employees making a salary-transparent database

How much is everyone around you getting paid? This is a question that many of us at work privately wonder, and now, through a database, some actually get to find out. Before you decide to make your own salary database about your workplace, there are pros and cons you should consider.


Survey: Americans’ ideas of success go beyond income

A new poll has found that American success means wanting to earn more, so that we gain the freedom to work less. However, they don't want to earn too much.


What to do if you know your coworker is making more money than you for the same job

If you find out that your coworker is making more money than you for the same job, here's how to handle your reaction and subsequent potential actions with grace, so that you can hopefully get the raise you ask for or the peace of mind you seek.


Here is Elon Musk’s out-of-this world new pay package at Tesla

Elon Musk has agreed to stay as the company's CEO for the next decade in exchange for a highly unusual pay package based on market value and operational milestones that Musk must reach.


Amazon will no longer ask job applicants for their salary history

Amazon announced that it is banning any salary history inquiries for prospective U.S. employees, according to an internal message posted this week.