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Trends

Want to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to salary trends? Then you've come to the right place. This section will focus on all the latest compensation trends that matter most to you. Whether it's figuring out the 10 Cities with the Highest Salaries or identifying patterns concerning bonuses and raises, make sure to check back here frequently to get the latest scoop.

Trends Advice

  • Finding Job Satisfaction: Myths and Tips for Employees

    Are you one of the many workers that have intensified their job search in the New Year? According to Salary.com's 2006/2007 Employee Job Satisfaction Survey, more than 60% of U.S. employees are likely or very likely to leave their jobs in … Read more...

  • How much will our new leaders earn?

    Now that we have a newly elected President and Vice President, we got to thinking, how much do these positions pay, what is their role, and what are the requirements for the job? The new commander-in-chief will also need to select cabinet … Read more...

  • Battle of the Sexes

    The American Time Use Survey was developed by the Department of Labor and conducted by the Census Bureau. Established in 2003, this study collects information about the things Americans do each day, such as work, household activities, … Read more...

  • 10 Ways to Stretch Your Paycheck in a Downturn

    More than 70 percent of America’s workers are still living paycheck to paycheck according to a recent American Payroll Association poll. And current tough economic times have everyone wondering what they can do to stretch their paycheck a … Read more...

  • Top Jobs for Retirees - Full Article

    Today’s seniors may either feel the pinch of the economy or be bored at home initiating the desire to return to the workforce. Volunteer work has been the standby for many retirees, but many are looking for second careers and, in some … Read more...

  • Ten Recession-Proof Jobs

    With the Labor Department reporting that the number of people receiving unemployment benefits is the highest it has been in seven years, is there such a thing as a “recession-proof” job? Probably not, but there are some careers that may … Read more...

  • Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay

    Bookmark and Share AddThis Feed Button Did you know employers sometimes pay a premium for the right education and experience? Or that you might be able to earn more by doing the same job in a larger company? In fact, these could be some … Read more...

  • Is Just Having a Job Enough?

    Why are fully employed people job searching amidst a swell of negative job market news? Do employers know what Employees really want out of their jobs? Salary.com has conducted its 4th annual survey of employee job satisfaction to give … Read more...

  • Survey Results: How Has Our Readership Been Affected by Recent Layoffs?

    With the unemployment rate continuing to rise dramatically in recent months (now up to double digits in some states) Salary.com asked its users how they have been affected by the recent changes in the job market. We had over 4,000 … Read more...

  • Survey Results: What will work in the new stimulus package?

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 incorporates several different initiatives designed to jump start the economy. In a recent survey we attempted to gauge how confident our readership is in the effectiveness of these … Read more...