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Salary Surveys

At right are several links to websites that post salary survey data by field or industry. Salary surveys are an excellent way to find out what other people in similar positions to you are earning. While geographic location, education, and other factors can affect your pay, surveys are a good starting point when you want to determine if your salary is competitive.

What are others earning?
Job Search Intelligence: Provides statistically defensible compensation values
JobStar: Lists over 300 salary surveys in many professions
Department of Labor — wage data
WageWeb: Catalogues wages for many benchmark positions Includes compensation salary statistics