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Elias Kai [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, September 27, 2006
14 years ago6,723 views

Do you get any kind of satisfaction or you got angry by checking this tool ?
It is everyone's question!

Ryan [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

I think these tools greatly inflate everybody's salary.

Don't use something like this to bargain for your next raise... or you'll probably be looking for a new job.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

President of the in USA


(webmaster $49,000)

Seth Finkelstein [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

" blogger makes $39,000" – that's probably "blogger" meaning "Public Relations / Marketer", for which $40 K is believable. NOT "writer of an online diary with lots of pictures of cats".

Where did they get the salary for [Google Programmer]? I clicked through, and there was one job listed, with no salary given.

I'm skeptical about their numbers.

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #



Sure they do.

The term you choose differs greatly.

For example a "Medical" Doctor makes more than a plain Doctor according to this.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

thief in USA : $36,000

he he he

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Haha a King makes only $33,000 :(

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Here's from their "how does it work" page:

"Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don't contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant average salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of." ...

But yes, I agree we have reason to be skeptical...

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

God $28,000
Pope $33,000
The student surpasses his master...

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

George Bush : $ 24,000

greent [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago # ...

Google Programmer in New York, NY $260,000


dummyboy [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

A boring programmer $24,000
A media mogul $42,000
A shrimp $16,000

Yeah, sure..

Christopher Sisk [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

"Average salaries of Graphic Designer job postings in Tennessee are about 16% lower than average salaries of Graphic Designer job postings nationwide."

... Ain't it the truth?

Seth Finkelstein [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Devil $31,000
Whore $207,000 (!)
Con man $20,000

t xensen [PersonRank 4]

14 years ago #


   President of the USA $44,000
   Webmaster $49,000

If those figures were right (they're not) I'd say the pres was overpaid.

George [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

high school dropout: $83,000

Gary Price [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

part of the issue is authority problems as I point out here: ...

Bottom Line?
I agree with PL you need to skeptical just like with and other databases.
NO SOURCE Is perfect.

Also use and compare with other services like

and profession specific salary surveys. ... ...

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