Industry/Salary Research

The National Association of Colleges and Employers offers the most accurate compensation data available. Access the ETC Salary Calculator Center, and also visit Salary Calculators by Occupation for more specific data on Business, Healthcare, and Technical and Scientific Occupations.

The website Payscale offers free, relevant information whether you are evaluating a new offer or doing research for an upcoming salary negotiation. By filling in the blanks, you’ll find out how you compare to others in your field. started in 2017 as a side project to help people compare career levels across tech companies. While recruiters often had internal leveling data, that info wasn’t transparent to job seekers. As a result, it could be weeks after starting a new role before an employee realized that they had been down-leveled. This could mean a smaller scope of work or missing out on a higher pay band. Today, has a small, dedicated, team. Their mission is to help every professional build a better career through the highest integrity insights and services. 

How Far Will My Salary Go in Another City? by CNN Money.

Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations—in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data. 

Glassdoor offers a free inside look at over 70,000 companies, with salaries, reviews, and interviews posted by employees. 

Bureau of Labor Statistics offers wages by area and occupation. 

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! O*NET OnLine is created for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, by the National Center for O*NET Development.