Friday, September 28, 2007

Are You Getting Paid What You Are Worth???

A lot of jobseekers are asking the question how much am I actually worth? That is the question on everyone's mind even if you are in a position currently or if you are in search of a new career. According to the Department of Labor and Employment the state of Colorado unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%. This is under the national rate of 4.6%. "Labor market changes tended to be small and favorable for most areas throughout the State,” noted Mares. Last year at this time the unemployment rate was 4.4 percent. For more information, please click here.

What does this mean for you??? You have a better opportunity to increase your pay if you are in search of a new position within your company you are currently at or if you are searching for a new career with a new company. Below is a graph that shows a national compensation survey done by the U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Location: Denver-Boulder-Greeley, CO
Job Industry; Administrative support occupations, including clerical Overall
Year: 2005 Jun $16.10

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So ask yourself how much are you worth?