Labor Market and Salaries

Labor Market Information


California Employment Development Department

For more information, click "Jobs;" there you will find information on unemployment, career trends in the news, job search tools and much more.


Employment Projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

A vast amount of information here on the US labor market projecting into the ten years into the future.


California Wages by Area and Occupation

Scroll down to San Francisco County and click on "Excel" under the most recent quarter. Once you are in the Excel worksheet, perform a "find" search within the document by holding down "Ctrl + F," then type the job title you are interested in finding.


BLS: Wages by Area and Occupation

BLS wage data is available by occupation for the nation, regions, states, and many metropolitan areas.



An inside look at jobs, salaries, company reviews and interview questions asked at companies and organizations.

Salary Negotiation


AAUW Work Smart - Free self-paced online salary negotiation workshop

AAUW Work Smart Online is a FREE self-paced online salary negotiation workshop presented by the Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women. The workshops are designed to empower women with the skills and confidence to negotiate for fair pay. Participants learn how to research competitive salaries, articulate their skills, qualifications and experience and ask for and get the pay they deserve.

Marty Nemko

Negotiating compensation - Marty Nemko

Career counselor, author, radio host of Work with Marty Nemko. Marty Nemko has written many articles including salary negotiation.

career one stop

Negotiate your salary - CareerOneStop

Evaluate the offer wisely, communicate effectively, understand the rules of the game and more.

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Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers -myPerfectresume

Evaluating a Job Offer, Declining a Job Offer, Employment Contracts, Submitting Your Resignation, Considering a Counter-Offer, Negotiating, Negotiating Relocation Expenses, NonDisclosure/ NonCompete Agreements.