100+ Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2012

100+ Salary Surveys, Guides and Calculators For 2012

A handy reference for your pre-job interview research.

Update: There's a newer version of this list: Where to Research Job Market Salaries in 2016

Why you can trust this list

First of all, I was very careful to only choose sites that are credible so you can believe their numbers.

I was also careful to choose sites that have their own numbers, and aren't simply using reports from global sites like Payscale.com

Finally – different sites have different sources, so compare results across sites for the best ideas

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2012 Global Directory of Salary Surveys

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  • 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.
  • MyCareer.com.au Salary Information
  • Morgan McKinley’s 2012 Sydney Salary Guide
  • Officeteam.com.au Salary Survey – specializing administrative staffing
  • Michael Page Salary Centre
  • Seek Salary Snapshot – Seek.com.au is Australia's largest job board
  • People Bank's Salary Index

Flag of CanadaCanada

Flag of ChinaChina

Flag of IndiaIndia

Flag of IrelandIreland

Flag of Israel Israel

Flag of Japan Japan

  • Morgan McKinley Japan Salary Guide 2012
  • CareerCross Japan Salary Guide
  • Optia Partners Japan In-house Legal Salary Survey 2012 (pdf)

Flag of New Zealand New Zealand

Flag of the Philippines Philippines

Flag of SingaporeSingapore

Flag of South AfricaSouth Africa

Flag of United KingdomUnited Kingdom

Flag of United StatesUnited States


  • PayScale – salary information for 94 countries
  • SalaryExpert (international version) – only one position at a time can be checked.
  • The 2012 Hays Salary Guide – covers over 1000 positions across Asia
  • Robert Walters 2012 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
  • Robert Half Legal 2012 Salary Guide (pdf) – for the United States and Canada
  • GISjobs Salary Survey – salary information from GIS professionals around the world
  • SEOMoz 2012 SEO Industry Survey – salaries by role, covers USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, UK
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Jonathan Degani says

Israeli Tax calculator and Job Payoff Index can be downloaded for free from http://www.box.com/s/460zksl3t4335018j5hp

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Jacob Share says

And Jon explained how to use the Job Payoff Index in a JobMob guest post here:

Free Tool: Compare Job Offers With The Job Payoff Index (Israeli Version)

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Joseph says

This article contains a link to a report that compares eight of the freely available salary data sources (US): http://www.salarynegotiators.com/best-free-salary-data-nicki-minaj-kim-kardashian/

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