If you're choosing a career in engineering, you're going to receive a starting salary that is significantly higher than those of college graduates in other fields. How much you earn starting out and over time will depend on a number of factors, though, including your:
Years of experience
Advancement potential where you work...
As in most disciplines, the higher you go up the ladder, the more you can expect to earn. But climbing that ladder takes time and experience -- paying your dues, so to speak. Salaries in human resources are the most attractive for managers, directors and anything else above that. Following are some 1998 salary statistics for human resources managers:
Most of us have seen the movie or read John Grisham's book, The Firm, and recall the job offer that sounded too good to be true. And, of course, it was too good to be true. But that doesn't mean attorneys don't pull in the big bucks. A lot of them do. At $175 to $400 and up per hour, it would be hard not to.
However, the big bucks, often six- to seven-figure...
Biological and medical scientists are not among the highest paid science professionals. Chemists, for example, and those in other physical sciences, earn a lot more -- so do medical doctors who work with patients, rather than perform research. If you choose a career in a related engineering discipline -- bioengineering, for example -- expect to receive a starting...
There are hundreds of job titles and positions within the health care profession. The necessary amount of training, duties and responsibilities vary as much as the salaries. The following tables show the top 10 highest paying positions in several health care disciplines.
As expected, chief hospital management jobs claim most of the top 10 positions across the board...