Join Valerie Sutton for an in-depth discussion in this video Researching salary ranges, part of Managing Your Career.
Money is important when making a career decision. Earlier I asked you to think…about your minimum salary and your ideal salary.…But will the industry or role pay these amounts? You'll need to do some research to find out.…I'm going to suggest some resources that should help you identify a realistic…salary range for particular roles and industries.…The first resource is the BLS.…Their web site allows you to search by industry and job position, and is one of…the most reliable sources of job data. However, the BLS is based on the U.S, market.…
So if you're looking outside of the U.S., then you may need to rely more on your country standards.…Second, professional organizations are good source to benchmark salaries.…These organizations often publish salary surveys of members on their web sites.…If you don't know an association in your area of expertise, Weddles.com is a…great place to find your professional organization.…Third, I recommend to you use a salary comparison web site.…Some of the more popular sites include PayScale.com, Salary.com, and glassdoor.com.…
Discover how to assess your experience, work-reward values, and qualifications, all with the goal of creating a robust career profile that charts your future growth. The course also shows how to fully investigate career options and perform a gap analysis in order to find key opportunities.
- Identifying your skills, knowledge, and qualifications
- Considering lifestyle choices
- Completing a career profile
- Researching possible roles
- Exploring different industries
- Researching salary ranges
- Performing a gap analysis