When you’re considering a new job — or a new place to live — you should spend a moment thinking about how your commute might impact your quality of life. It turns out that long commutes can …
PayScale's Generations at Work data package examined the commuting habits of Gen Y, Gen X, and Baby Boomers, and discovered that, when it comes to getting to work, the generations have more in common than you might think.
Commuting is a hassle. Whether you travel to work by car, train, bus, or bike, you're likely to wish you spent less time doing it, had more control over the journey, and had to deal with fewer of your fellow commuters during the process.
I’m about to leave behind a luxurious commute (an 18-minute walk or seven-minute bike ride) for a new job with a one-hour, three-bus commute. Armed with the knowledge that your commute can have an immense effect on your happiness, I’m determined to face this challenge head on. If you’re dealing with a lengthy commute like me, here are three ways to make the best of it.
How America Gets to Work [Infographic]According to the millions of people who have taken PayScale’s Salary Survey, the median national commute time is 24 minutes. But how does everybody actually get to work? To answer that question, PayScale just published a new infographic revealing how workers in different US cities get to work day after day.
When PayScale calculates salary and compensation for a given position, we always include commuting in our numbers. That's because, in addition to providing you with new opportunities to try out your favorite cusswords, commuting is a significant cost -- one that can affect your take-home pay more than you think.