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This Interactive Chart Will Help You Find The Perfect Job

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business

Though the job of a fashion designer may seem glamorous, those in the industry rate their work as meaningless as fast food cooks do, according to a ne...

How 100 Gargantuan Companies Stack Up On CEO-To-Worker Pay

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

Just how much more do the heads of major companies make than their workers? A new interactive from PayScale, a business research group, illustrates...

The More You Pay, the More It's Worth

Dr. David Svaldi | Posted 06.21.2014 | College
Dr. David Svaldi

Those lists are what stick with readers, even though The Atlantic, Slate and The Economist cite flaws in the report's methodology and acknowledge the complexity of determining the true value of higher education.

Meaningful Work Doesn't Always Mean Compromising on Salary

Aubrey Bach | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Aubrey Bach

Figure out what it is about a possible career path that you really find rewarding and don't assume that you get bonus points for smaller paychecks and you might stumble upon a career path that makes the world a better place and pays the bills.

Why Alumni Salaries Matter and Why Some Colleges Wish They Didn't

Lydia Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Lydia Frank

So, what's the solution? Measure nothing and continue to see our college graduates move back home with their parents after school under a mountain of student-loan debt? Know yourself? How about support yourself?

Is an Education in the Liberal Arts Important?

Dr. John Ebersole | Posted 11.19.2013 | College
Dr. John Ebersole

The results of two separate surveys were announced the week of September 16 that provide very interesting insights into the American job market.

Liberal Arts Majors With The Biggest Salaries

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.16.2013 | College

A new report on the salary potential of colleges and majors from PayScale makes one thing pretty clear: an engineering student can expect to make a lo...

The Sum of All Salaries

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.16.2013 | College
Patricia McGuire

When did we lose our high hopes for personal transformation in higher learning? What cynic convinced us that the idealism of a life spent working in the public interest is worth much less than a life spent making money in furtherance of corporate interests?

Colleges Where Graduates Earn The Highest Salaries

Posted 09.12.2013 | College

No group of alumni earns more than the graduates of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif., according to a new report from PayScale. PayScale rel...

10 Jobs With The Worst Co-Workers

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.03.2013 | Business

Hate your co-workers? If you're a maintenance worker or a chef, you're probably not alone. These two professions earned the top spots in Payscale's ne...

LOOK: The Best Colleges For Your Cash

Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

College students on campuses across the country are crossing stages this month, on their way to shake someone's hand and receive their diplomas. But t...

Are These 5 College Even Worth The Cost?

Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

The graduates from these colleges tend to work in education, social work and criminal justice -- all customarily underpaid professions -- so perhaps i...

Analysis: Walmart's CEO Gets Paid 1,034 Times More Than Walmart Workers

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business

Meet Mike Duke, king of the CEO-to-worker pay ratio. The Walmart CEO gets paid 1,034 times more than the median Walmart worker, according to a new ...

10 Jobs Where You're Most Likely To Hook Up With Co-Workers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

Spending long hours at the office secretly searching for the perfect OKCupid date? Here's an idea: Just look around you instead. That’s because,...

Caroline Fairchild

The Surprising Industry With Huge Wage Growth

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

Despite recent budgetary concerns surrounding the so-called fiscal cliff, U.S. wages appear to be growing -- even in industries where you wouldn’t e...

Jobs That Make Workers Feel Really Guilty

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.20.2012 | Business

Everyone has to pay the bills somehow. Some people just don't feel great about the means to that end. Sure, feeling dissatisfied or unhappy at wor...

Colleges That Will Make You Rich In The Long-Run

Posted 09.25.2012 | College

Sure, it would be nice to make decent salary in your first job after college, but life is not continually your first job. Some colleges make your cha...

Ten Best Employers Of American Veterans: Report

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

The employment picture for veterans can often seem bleak. Fortunately there are some companies that are trying to change that. Booz Allen Hamilton...

What Gives Your Job Meaning?

Posted 02.17.2012 | Women

Is your job a way to pay the bills, or is it part of how you define yourself? This week, Catherine Rampell of The New York Times took a look at ho...

Colleges That Will Make You The Most Money

Posted 10.24.2011 | College

It's a ranking that becomes more and more popular as years pass: the list of colleges that purport to make their grads the most money. There are the p...

12 Liberal Arts Schools That Pay

Posted 09.28.2011 | College

Harvey Mudd College is the top paying liberal arts school in the country, according to the salary website PayScale's report on alumni median career ea...

The 13 Worst-Paying College Majors

Posted 09.27.2011 | College

Salary data site PayScale calculated the dirt on the best and worst-paying college degrees in their annual salary survey and, according to its finding...

The 13 Best-Paying College Majors

Posted 09.25.2011 | College

You've worked hard in your major, now how will your major pay you back? According to salary data site PayScale, engineers of many different stripes ar...

How Ivy League Schools Pay Off

Posted 09.24.2011 | College

According to salary data website PayScale, Princeton University graduates have the highest mid-career salaries (it's also the overall ...

The 13 Colleges With The Highest Mid-Career Salaries

Posted 09.20.2011 | College

According to salary data site PayScale's list of the colleges with the highest mid-career salaries, Princeton is your best bet for future financial su...