Resources

Compensation Info

Salary.com
Compensation information online. Free salary information, salary and benefits advice, career and job search help. Salary surveys, compensation reports, and useful links. Compensation related discussion forums.
www.salary.com

 

Cost of Living Calculator
Check cost-of-living information around the U.S.
www.bankrate.com/calculators/savings/moving-cost-of-living-calculator

 

Indeed

You can use Indeed.com com not only to tailor the ads that come to your In Box, but also to check on salary information which some ads include.
www.indeed.com


The American Salaries and Wages Survey

A helpful reference available at your library which offers wage and salary information. Industry associations are another valuable resource here.

 

General Info

U.S. Department of Labor – Occupational Handbook

Has searchable basic information about all kinds of careers organized by category
www,bls.gov/ooh

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Vault
Has company, industry and career information.  For many of the companies you can also find out what employees are saying about the place.
www.vault.com

 

College Grad’s Career Information
This site gives in depth information about all kinds of careers.
www.collegegrad.com/careers