Average Salary Research Site
Have you ever wondered what other people are making for a particular profession or position? Sites such as Salary.com and Vault provide some help, but there is a new startup out there called WageExchange.com that takes compensation research to the next level.
WageExchange.com is an online community where professionals in the IT, advertising & marketing, and accounting & finance industries anonymously share their salaries. At WageExchange.com professionals anonymously share everything from salary, percentage raise, number of weeks of vacation, average number of hours worked per week, stress level, etc.
People want to know the salaries of their coworkers, neighbors, friends, and family, but talking about salaries is taboo in our society. As their tagline states “It’s rude to ask, but you want to know!” Most salary services or websites provides salary statistics and corresponding nice graphs. WageExchange.com shares the raw data. You have access to what other individuals are making and can obtain other details that assists with determining how their salaries compare with other professionals. WageExchange.com members share useful information such as how many hours they work a week, how many stock options they were granted, how many weeks of vacation they can take, the industry they work in, and employment satisfaction, just to name a few. Members are willing to share private information because everything is done anonymously. WageExchange.com does not ask for and does not share private information such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, etc.