Pay Scales for 20 Different Job Descriptions

Dan Page
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Putting a Price on Expertise

Talent may be cheap right now, but if that new hire works out, don't expect the bargain to last. Even in a weak labor market, salaries rise--often steeply--as employees gain experience. Inc. asked PayScale, the Seattle-based salary and compensation data provider, to calculate the annual increase in employee compensation, based on seniority, for 20 different job descriptions, from office manager to Web developer.