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Costco employees reveal how much they really make

Costco is a membership-only wholesale superstore that employs more than 245,000 workers. The US-based company is known to pay its employees high wages, but yearly salaries and hourly pay vary depending on role. We used self-reported salary information from both PayScale and Glassdoor to take a closer look at what […]
Costco employees reveal how much they really make
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20 growing US companies to work for if you want job security

Job security is one of many factors that you might take into account while planning a career. Using data from PayScale and Fortune, we found 20 big US companies with growing workforces where the typical employee stays around for a while. When planning a career, job security is one of […]
20 growing US companies to work for if you want job security
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Your salary may peak sooner than you think if you’re a woman in the US

Women’s wages tend to peak at age 41, according to PayScale data. Men’s wages typically don’t stop growing until a decade later. According to PayScale, the median salary for a 41-year-old woman is $US53,300; the median salary for a 50-year-old man is $US80,300. (PayScale surveyed college-educated full-time workers.) When we […]
Your salary may peak sooner than you think if you’re a woman in the US
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The 13 most meaningful jobs in America

If your goal in life is to make the world a better place, you should probably pursue a job in education or healthcare. Twelve of the top 13 most meaningful jobs in America, according to PayScale, fell into one of those two categories. To compile its latest list, PayScale asked […]
The 13 most meaningful jobs in America
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The 20 most meaningful jobs in America, ranked

There are some jobs in which nearly every professional says they feel that they make the world a better place. Most of these are in education and health, according to a Payscale survey. GED teacher and education director topped the list. If your goal in life is to make the […]
The 20 most meaningful jobs in America, ranked