Salary Calculators - How To Calculate Your Job Market Value Profile
This is a hub well worth waiting for because it’s all about who gets paid what at today’s rates. And I will be showing where to visit salary calculators in various places – depending on where you live. Trying to work out your market value is a challenge. As you gradually work out your actual real worth in the job you are choosing or are in or planning to be in, you should naturally do everything in your power to research the market. Let’s begin.
1. Understand the relationship – so by now you should realise that employment is a deal that is done on the basis of supply and demand. The workers who have the skills and experience influence supply, and the companies hiring also influence the demand. How rare you and your skill set are and how much your employer needs you is vital, if not fundamental to calculating your worth when it comes to salary and benefits.
2. Find the “going rate” – so by searching though a morass of various job descriptions and types, you should be able to benchmark your role against said description or type. This gives you an excellent idea of the key attributes that companies are searching for in certain jobs. This means that you can emphasisze in your CV or resume. And thus make yourself, like a woman wearing a gorgeous dress – a more attractive prospect. (I just had to sneak that in.)
3. Go online – the internet offers a certain degree of anonymity. So ask the question of someone there – like – “Is £23K (or $27K) a good salary for a Production Manager in this city of *fill in the blank* in the industry of *again fill in as needed*.” You can ask this question in a forum and see what your peers have to say. There are forums all over the Internet. Oh by the way there are some serious forums here in Hub Pages. Hub Pages reaches around the world, my friends. Make use of that. But then you knew that – right? You also have Google Search Engine to help find any forums near you.
4. Use a salary calculator – in some countries, you will find a weird piece of technology called a salary calculator that evaluates actual or approximate salary surveys that were taken by large numbers of people to help give you detailed answers, and they will spit out numbers at you, like a camel in a sandstorm. If you live in the UK, try this one. If you live in the USA, try here for this salary calculator. This is a pay salary comparison and info submission site.
If you live in Australia, and want a wage calculator, try here. If you live in INDIA, click here. if you live in Canada, try the Salary Calculator here. Check out the Martin Dale Center, one of the biggest Salary resources I have ever found. Bookmark it, you will use it very often. It links to many countries not mentioned here, including Northern Ireland.
These will help you to figure out your market value, and earn the salary you are looking for. Or near to it. I wish you the best of luck in your journey.
If you like this hub and it helped in any way, please rate this hub. Bookmark those Salary Calculators you find. If you find any and care to share /mention them in the comments below, I will add them to this hub and they could help others. Thanks!
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