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See the latest compensation research from the PayScale Data Analytics team. PayScale pioneered the use of big data to reveal market pay trends and insights previously unavailable on topics ranging from pay equity to compensation best practices.

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College Rankings

For prospective college students and their parents who want a better understanding of potential earnings post-graduation, these reports provide valuable insight when considering how to fund higher education.

College ROI Report

PayScale's annual College ROI report is a research tool used to determine the return on college tuition investment. Our methodology calculates the 20-year net ROI for both two-year and four-year colleges across the US factoring in potential salaries and school cost.
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College Salary Report

PayScale's annual College Salary report reveals the colleges with the best alumni salary potential. See which colleges and degrees produce alumni who earn the highest salaries by the time they reach mid-career.
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How Should I
Pay?

When you get compensation right, you attract and retain the best talent.

What Am I
Worth?

What your skills are worth in the job market is constantly changing.