Getting an education isn’t cheap and going to college isn’t easy. So why do so many people do it? For the most part, it’s to achieve more — grow more, learn more, and of course earn more.
Look for your current career in the graph, or the career you want to pursue. If you don’t see the career your looking for, you can find the data here.
Below are a few helpful ways to use this career data:
1. Compare your current salary to the national average. Does that knowledge help you negotiate a raise?
2. If there is a career you’re interested in, the zones along the bottom of the graph will help you know what kind of preparation you’ll need.
3. These careers are some of the most in-demand careers over the next 10 years. You can find a complete list of the hot jobs here.