All the free salary surveys and other salary information you’ll need in 2010.Update: There's a newer version of this list: Where to Research Job Market Salaries in 2016
How to use this list
- The list only includes sites that are credible or that explain where their numbers come from.
- Compare results across multiple sites for best results. Salaries are always changing and many of these sites are based on employee-submitted information.
- If you know of any other 2010 salary resources that aren’t in the list, please suggest them in the comments below.
What’s in this list?
- Salary surveys – created by surveying readers about their salaries.
- Salary databases – readers contribute information about their jobs, sometimes in exchange for access to the rest of the database.
- Salary reports – a salary report can be written from a company’s own data or compiled from a combination of salary surveys, government statistics, company disclosures, etc.
- Salary or wage search – search on a profession and the results will show typical earnings.
- Salary calculators or checkers, wage/worth estimators – you fill out a form of questions about your profession and the calculated result is an estimate of the salary you should be earning. If you’re employed, this a good way to judge how fair your pay is.
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2010 Global Directory of Salary Surveys
Click your flag to jump to the links for your country:
If your country isn’t among these flags, check the other resources in the International section at the end.
- ARN Salary Calculator – professional and academic jobs
- LiveSalary – “a free community-based website where people exchange salary data”
- Robert Half Salary Guides – free but requires giving contact information.
- 2010 IT Skills & Salary Report – requires free signup
- 2010 SEO/SEM Salary Survey Australia & New Zealand
- Wowjobs.ca’s Canada Salary Search – lets you search on specific keywords, and even compare among different job titles.
- Yahoo! HotJobs Salary – they actually use PayScale.com for information, but Yahoo’s interface is nicer.
- SalaryExpert Salary Search
- APEGS 2010 Salary Survey (pdf) – engineers and geoscientists (in Saskatchewan)
- IAB Canada’s 2010 Interactive Advertising Salary Guide (xls)
- TDS on Salary Calculator 2010 (xls) – for lawyers, requires free signup.
- India FRESHERS – IT/Software Salary Survey
- SalaryMap – all kinds of industries
- Paycheck.in – general purpose for private sector, public sector and not-for-profit.
- Google groups India Salary Trends – general, uses information from Payscale.com (see below)
- Salesjobs.ie’s 2010 Salary Survey Guide – sales, business development, account management
- Accounting Technician Salary Guide 2010 – financial positions such as accountants, finance & payroll managers, etc.
- Irishjobs.ie Salary Surveys
- CPL Salary Guide 2010 (pdf)
- Hudson 2010 Ireland Salary Guide (pdf)
- Brightwater Salary Survey 2010 (pdf)
- Sigmar Salary Survey 2010 (pdf)
- Computer Jobs in Israel 2010 Salary Survey
- CPS’s Hitech Salary Surveys (Hebrew)
- Nisha Group’s Salary Table (Hebrew) – hitech, cleantech, finance, executive and more
- Check Compare (Hebrew) – “the people’s salary survey”, where anyone can share their salary. Mostly hitech.
- Dialog Hitech Salary Survey (Hebrew)
- Maskorot (Hebrew)
- Jobinfo (Hebrew)
- Ethosia (Hebrew) – focused on hitech, but lists many non-hitech jobs in that industry, such as marketing and finance
- JobStreet Salary Report – numbers for many professions.
- Salary, Salaries and Wages in the Philippines
- Careerjet.ph – job listings with specified salaries
- Salary.sg – Your Salary in Singapore – a blog about salaries & income in Singapore where you can search for results by position
- 2010 Hudson Salary Information 2010 – pdf downloads for different industries
- Ministry of Manpower Wage Search
- Ambition Market Trends & Salary Reports – Accounting & Finance, Sales & Marketing, Banking & Executives (covers Hong Kong too)
- The 2010 Hays Salary Survey & Guide – PDF salary guides for 17 industries & professions in Singapore
- Michael Page International’s Singapore 2010 Salary & Employment Forecast (pdf)
- Kelly Services Singapore Employment Outlook & Salary Guide 2009/2010 (pdf)
- EDM Recruitment Salary Survey Results for 2010 – engineers
- Mba.co.za Salary Survey – MBAs
- Ad Talent Salary Survey 2010
- EDM Recruitmernt Salary Survey Results for 2010
- Accountants On Call Salary Survey Accounting & Finance 2010 (pdf)
- Paywizard.co.uk – will tell you what other people are earning for doing your job
- Reed.co.uk’s Salary Calculator – a salary search engine, you can search by position and location
- Jobs.ac.uk Salary Checker – check the salary of a specific type of job
- ITJobsWatch tracking system – track salary trends per position
- CWJobs’ Salary Checker
- Michael Page International Salary Surveys
- MSN Money UK’s Salary Centre – salary information by industry, easy to read
- Workhound.co.uk Salary Tracker – salary search engine, nice interface
- MajorPlayers.co.uk Salary Survey 2010 – content & editorial, creative & design, marketing, PR, and many others
- Reed HR Salary Survey 2010 (pdf)
- AIGA|Aquent Survey of Design Salaries 2010
- AACSB International US Salary Survey Report (pdf) – deans, professors, other academic positions by faculty
- Glassdoor – salary details about specific jobs for specific employers or company
- ComputerJobs.com Salary Ticker – programmers, developers, etc.
- Salary.com Salary Checker
- Indeed.com Salary Search
- SalaryExpert Salary Search
- Jobnob Salary Search – find salaries by position at specific companies
- Job Search Intelligence Salary Calculator
- Global Knowledge 2010 IT Skills and Salary Report (pdf) – requires free signup
- PayScale – salary information for 94 countries
- GISjobs Salary Survey – salary information from GIS professionals around the world
- Internet Engineering Center – Salary Survey for engineers in the USA, India, UAE, Canada, Malaysia, UK, Australia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Qatar, Egypt, Italy, South Africa, Philippines, Nigeria, Kuwait, France and Japan
- 2010 Hays Salary Guide for Asia (pdf) – covers Singapore, Japan, China and Hong Kong
- SalaryExpert (international version) – only one position at a time can be checked.
- Robert Walters 2010 Salary Surveys – pdf downloads for Australia, Belgium, China, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States
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