When considering a career, one practical question most people have is, "What will I be paid?" Salaries for the same job vary by region of the country. These websites provide information about salaries for positions both locally and nationally:

Also check the Library's catalog under the subject headings "Wages," and "Professional employees - Salaries, etc." for books about salaries. Here are a few to get started:

Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth. 2010. Call number: 650.12 B91K 2011.

For additional information, contact an H&R Block Business & Career Center librarian by phone, 816.701.3717, or by e-mail,

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