I’m fascinated by how many diverse and real people are willing to divulge their salaries. We often hear from readers who don’t agree with the salary info that we report, which are often national averages. But people want to know what they can earn in their specific professions in their towns.
Want to know what Jennifer Aniston or Jay-Z is raking in? Parade also gives you a sneak peek at what some of today’s most famous faces earn.
If you want to see if your salary measures up, try checking out one of the numerous salary calculators online like CBsalary.com.
Something to keep in mind about the economy, however. Tightened budgets are restricting pay increases and, in some cases, resulting in pay reductions. CareerBuilder.com’s latest job forecast found that, while 42% of employers expect to increase salaries for full-time, permanent employees in the second quarter, 46% of employers anticipate no change in compensation levels and 7% expect a decrease.
Tell us: Would you tell America what you earn?