• The Deadliest Jobs in the US [infographic]

    Pop quiz: What do you think are the deadliest jobs in the U.S.? If you answered fishers and fishing workers, loggers, pilots, farmers and miners, you're correct. These were just some of the top occupations with high fatal injury rates, according to 2011 workplace fatality data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. When it comes to the total number of injuries, however, one vocation is the most dangerous of all: drivers and truck drivers.

  • A Look at Gen Y in the Workplace [infographic]

    You've heard the rumors about Gen Y - tattoed, rebellious and very tech-smart. What are the facts? And, how does this generation function in the workplace?

    PayScale gathered up stats on Gen Y workers' typical education levels, job choices, salaries, favorite cities and more. See our infographic below for a look at the Millennials, close up.

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  • Your Social Media Updates Can Land or Cost You a Job [infographic]

    The rise of recruiting via social media means that employers are monitoring sites like Twitter and Facebook like never before. This infographic by Jobvite explores all the various scenarios in which your social media updates can land or cost you a job.

  • The Best Work-Life Apps for Freelancers [infographic]

    You might think that remote workers have it easy when it comes to balancing the demands of work and play, but this infographic by BestVendor shows this isn't the case. The firm polled 97 global telecommuters to arrive at this list of the best work-life apps for freelancers. Did any of your favorites make the cut?

  • Can You Trust Employees to Work From Home? [infographic]

    This infographic plays on the fears of many a manager: can you trust employees to work from home? It's packed with statistics that shed light on how people spend their time when they work remotely, including what they do to procrastinate and what they did with the extra hours they would have otherwise spent commuting.

  • 10,000 Hours of Practice Makes Perfect [infographic]

    In Malcolm Gladwell's book "Outliers," he discusses the theory that 10,000 hours of practice makes perfect. That's the amount of time, roughly, someone needs to dedicate to a particular task before becoming an expert. This infographic by Zintro visualizes this theory as it pertains to success and career development.

  • For 98 Percent of People, Multitasking Kills Productivity [infographic]

    Despite what many might think about the merits of doing several things at once, for 98 percent of us, multitasking kills productivity. This infographic details some of the many reasons why.

  • Millennials' Job Prospects Aren't So Bad After All [infographic]

    Millennials' job prospects aren't as bad as you might imagine, according to this infographic by Red Tree Leadership. By 2020, millennials will comprise almost half of the workforce, and that percentage will only rise as boomers retire.

  • Which MBA Route Pays Off Best? [infographic]

    How do you get the most bang for your MBA buck? It can depend on how you focus your studies. PayScale's latest infographic compares the stats for graduates of four common MBA routes: finance, marketing, technology management and human resources.

  • 7 Everyday Work Habits That Destroy Work Productivity [infographic]

    What do multitasking, email programs and uncomfortable office chairs all have in common? They all destroy your work productivity. This Column Five infographic for Marketo outlines seven practices that actually hurt our efficiency rather than help it. What other office habits made the list?

  • What Are the Country's Most Thankless Jobs? [infographic]

    We all know that not all jobs are created equal, and this infographic outlines some of the most thankless jobs in the U.S. based on public opinion, salary, stress and work environment. Can you guess what service workers have the worst combination of pay and job conditions?

  • Should You Send That Email? [infographic]

    This handy flowchart will help you discern whether to send an email or keep it to yourself. Although the infographic has a lighthearted tone, it's meant to proactively ease the burden of overflowing inboxes. It uses the case study of tech company Atos, which banned internal email after discovering that managers spent some 20 hours a week reading emails -- many of them irrelevant ones.

  • In What Careers Do Women Out-Earn Men? [infographic]

    Women may earn less than men on average, but in some careers, women out-earn men as a matter of course. This infographic outlines some of the ways in which the ladies leapfrog their male colleagues in terms of salary.

  • BYOD Pros and Cons [infographic]

    BYOD policies are increasingly gaining favor at U.S. businesses, and this infographic reveals some pros and cons of the bring-your-own-device phenomenon using research conducted by SAP and NetBase. Should companies let employees use their own gadgets in the office?

  • Men’s Wages Fight Back [infographic]

    During the recession, plenty of people's wages dropped or stagnated, but how was that experience different for men versus women? It turns out that, overall, men’s wages plummeted further and faster than women’s during the toughest years of the recession, but they have since regained strength more quickly than women's.

  • Working Out During the Workday and Productivity [infographic]

    How does working out during the workday influence productivity? This Gist infographic reveals that even brief sweat sessions can boost employees' work performance and mood.

  • You're Better Off Healing People Than Feeding Them [infographic]

    If you had to choose to wear a white coat or a white apron to work in the last six years, your bank account would probably have preferred the coat. According to PayScale’s Q2 2012 results from The PayScale Index, wages for jobs in healthcare outgrew wages in every other job category, while earnings in food service have barely risen 1 percent since 2006.

  • Bad Hires Cost Companies $50,000 Apiece [infographic]

    How much does a bad hire actually cost companies? Nearly half of companies think that each bad hire costs at least $25,000, but one-fourth said that each actually cost them over $50,000, according to research from Vitamin T. This zombie-themed infographic outlines some of the costs bad hires rack up, including lost business, salary, benefits, recruiting, training and even legal action.

  • Houston Is Hotter Than You Think [infographic]

    How much has your income increased or decreased since 2006? Maybe you should have moved to make more cash. According to the Q2 2012 results from The PayScale Index, if you were living in Houston, Seattle or Dallas, you might be a little richer right now.

  • Lots of Money for College (No, Really!)

    College is more expensive than ever before, with many schools costing upwards of $200,000 for a four-year degree. What's a non-millionaire to do?

    How about find more money? Before you roll your eyes and continue sadly shaking your piggy bank, try these steps.