List of Jobs With Career and Salary Information

Diverse Group of Employees
Christopher Futcher / Getty Images

Are you thinking about changing careers, or just trying to get a sense of how much you should be earning in your current job? Not sure about the job requirements or how much you could expect to earn at a different job? Here is a list of career and salary profiles for a variety of different occupations, plus links to salary calculators and tools for comparing salaries and discovering how much you can earn.

It’s smart to stay informed about what your earning potential is. Armed with information, you can make better decisions about your career, when it might be time to ask for a raise, or even if the time is right to look for a new job. It might surprise you to discover how much others in your field are making.

Remember that many factors affect salary, including industry, geographic location, education, and competition, as well as benefits and perks, to name a few.

A - Z List of Jobs 

A - D

E - L

M - P

R- Z

Best Paying Jobs

Maybe your earning potential in your chosen career hasn’t matched your expectations. It’s never too late to explore changing careers.

Many people today continue working long after traditional retirement age, and starting a new career at any time can help boost your salary and increase your satisfaction at work. There are excellent opportunities for people without a four year degree, as well as many jobs that pay over $100,000, some of which might surprise you.

Salary and Pay Calculators

Need more salary information? These free salary calculator tools, paycheck calculators, tax calculators, cost-of-living calculators, and salary surveys will help you find out salary and benefits information for jobs of interest. Chart your career path or compare employers with tools from Salary.com, PayScale, Indeed, and more. Make sure that you get the full picture of your potential compensation and take-home pay, so you know what to expect before you negotiate your next position.

When You’re Ready to Negotiate

Here's how to research and negotiate a salary and compensation package. These salary negotiation strategies and tactics can help you successfully get paid what you're worth.

Seventy-five percent of people who ask for a raise, get some kind of pay increase, according to PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide, so it’s worth your time to figure out the right strategy. Come to the negotiating table with a salary range based on solid data and a sense of why it’s in the company’s best interest to give you the pay you deserve.

Learn how to prepare a salary negotiation script, time your request, and ask in a way that decision makers will respect and hear. Also, before you meet with your manager, take a look at these salary negotiation dont's, to avoid throwing a wrench in your plans. 

Read More: Types of Jobs Listed by Industry | Skills Listed by Job