Salary toys

It’s not how much you make, it’s….  okay, so it is how much you make.

Have some fun and compare what you make to the rest of the world.  It can be an eye opener when you play with minor variations in titles.  is a great place to go looking for good jobs. Monster and CareerBuilder are fine too.

Then go to and find the range of salaries for that job.  They have neat graphs that show you the range of salaries and what percentage of people get the high or low salary.

Add Senior or Chief to your title and see what that earns you. will help you compare the salary and cost of living in different locations.

Have fun.  If you don’t like what you see, figure out how to fix it.  If you are overpaid, figure out if you are worth it.

Something to do today

Have some fun with salary toys.


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