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:
- NACE Salary Calculator Center: Another easy salary analysis tool
- Missouri Family Wage Calculator: This easy-to-use online calculator computes both family wages and the wages needed to meet your expenses.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics - Wages by Area and Occupation: Provides national and local wage information
- Glassdoor: A website with job listings, company reviews, and salaries
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.
Wages and Hours: An Employer's Guide. 2010. Call number: 658.32 W131 2010.
Johnson County Wage & Salary Report. 2009. Call number: 331.21 J665 2009.
Negotiating Your Salary: How to Make $1,000 a Minute. 2008. Call number: 650.14 C46N 2008.
For additional information, contact an H&R Block Business & Career Center librarian by phone, 816.701.3717, or by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.