The following Web sites can help you research salary data and negotiate from a position of strength. You should also research company salary grades through employees and human resources.
Use this site to find more than 300 industry-specific and general salary surveys. Test your salary savvy with the "Salary I.Q." test, and find tips and strategies for salary negotiation.
O*Net Online Occupation Information
Under "Find Occupations," type in a career and scroll to bottom of the page to the "Wages & Employment" link, then choose a state for state and national wages and employment trends
Devoted to all aspects of salary and compensation, this site offers a "Salary Wizard" that provides a benchmark for salaries by industry and zip code. The site also offers substantive advice on compensation and negotiation, current news affecting the labor market as well as a job and resume database.
Browse salary reports, salary forecasts, and cost of living comparisons
2011 Federal Salary Tables and Related Information
The Office of Personnel Management provides policy leadership and expertise on a variety of Government wide pay programs for Federal employees, including the General Schedule (GS), Law Enforcement Officer Pay Schedules, and the Federal Wage System (FWS).