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Career Corner

Salary/Cost of Living Allowance

Salary.com (FREE)

Displays a bell curve distribution of income for a job title in a particular zip code.  Data covers base salary, bonuses, and benefits for over 29 million people working at more than 16,000 companies.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics (FREE)

Branch of the Department of Labor providing employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations.  Includes national, state, metropolitan, and nonmetropolitan employment and wage estimates.

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The University of Illinois Salary Guide (FREE)

List of all faculty and staff salaries, provided by the Daily Illini.


CUPA-HR's Salary Data (FREE)

Salary data is based on findings from CUPA-HR's annual National Faculty Salary Survey.  CUPA members are higher education human resource departments in a large number of academic instituions: 90 % of U.S. doctoral institutions, around 70% of master’s institutions, over 50% of bachelor’s institutions, and almost 500 two-year and specialized institutions.