Compensation and Benefits Information

Whether you're job searching or presently employed, it's important to know as much as you can about compensation and benefits. In addition to learning about your prospective or current salary and benefits plans offered by your employer, take the time to research what the going rate in the job market is for someone with your skill set and qualifications.

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Before you accept a job, carefully evaluate the compensation package to be sure it's a fit for your needs. When you're working, it's always a good idea to check out competitive company information and research what you could - or should - be earning.

What You Should Know About Compensation

Here's what you need to know about compensation, including information on pay, salary, negotiating compensation, salary surveys and calculators, wage and salary law, employee compensation, and other compensation related issues.

Compensation and Salary Survey and Tools

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Use this salary information, including salary surveys, negotiation strategies, salary tools and salary and paycheck calculators, and more resources to research how much you should be paid and how to negotiate a reasonable compensation offer. More

Answers for Frequently Ask Questions About Compensation

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Compensation questions and answers regarding holiday and vacation pay, first paychecks, last paychecks, minimum wage, overtime eligibility, unemployment eligibility, and more common questions concerning compensation and employee rights. More

Paycheck and Salary Calculators

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Interested to see how your salary compares? These salary calculators and surveys will help you find out salary information for your current job as well as positions you're interested in. More

Employee Benefit Plans and Perks

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Employee benefits are an important part of a compensation package. Depending on the company, employee benefits may include health insurance, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, paid vacation leave, personal leave, sick leave, child care, fitness, a retirement plan, and other optional benefits offered to employees and their families. Before you accept a job, carefully evaluate what you're being offered. If you're working, be sure that you're taking advantage of all the benefits and perks your company offers. More

Tips for Getting Paid the Salary You're Worth

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Have you been offered a new job or do you want a pay raise? If so, what's the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Here's how to research and negotiate a salary and compensation package. Review these salary negotiation strategies and tactics, so you can successfully negotiate compensation. More

How to Get a Pay Raise

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If you're thinking about a pay increase and it doesn't look like it's going to happen without action on your part, it's important to be prepared before you ask for a raise. Here are tips and advice on how to get ready to ask for a raise, how to request a pay raise diplomatically, and what to expect after you ask for a salary increase. More

Wage and Salary Law

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Information on laws regulating wages and salary including holiday pay, minimum wage, overtime, comp time, exempt vs. non-exempt employees, and more wage and salary rules and laws. More

More Compensation Information

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More information on wages, salary, compensation and getting paid what you're worth. More