Salaries decrease in Q1, but small companies still thriving

It looks like we’ve slowed down a bit in our economic recession revival. After three consecutive quarters of substantial wage increases, salaries fell slightly during the first quarter of 2013. That’s according to Seattle-based salary data company PayScale, which found that U.S. earnings fell 0.1 percent from Q4 2012. But still, wages were still up year-over-year across all… Read More


Tech salaries rise: Survey says average pay rate tops $85,000

“The fastest way if you are in the 99 percent and want to join the one percent … is to learn computer programming.” Those were the words earlier this week from Seattle entrepreneur and angel investor Hadi Partovi who launched a new non-profit called to boost awareness around computer science education in the U.S…. Read More


Tech workers making more money, new research shows

Last week, we wrote about how tech salaries are expected to increase in 2013, and another study is out today that provides more good news for people in tech jobs. The study, performed by Seattle-based salary data company PayScale, analyzed trends by city, industry, company size and job category. Using data on all private-sector, full-time employees, PayScale found… Read More


Cha-ching: Tech salaries projected to increase in 2013

Great news for those in the tech industry and others hoping to get there: projected technology salaries are increasing across the board. That’s according to professional consulting company Robert Half International, which just released its annual salary guide for technology professionals. The study is based upon nationwide market observations, analysis of current and future hiring trends, as well as workplace research…. Read More