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CNBC Proves That Entry-Level Doesn't Mean Entry-Pay

Posted by Jeff Pelliccio on Aug 31, 2017 12:00:00 PM

In ICS insights

Six figures can seem like a hard climb when you're just starting out in the professional world, but some jobs can make it easily attainable. In CNBC's recent article, they sight LinkedIn's 2017 State of Salary Report for high-paying roles that require only one-to-three years of experience. There are even junior roles that pay over six-figures. Most you'll find are finance roles, but sales, marketing, and engineering also made the list. This proves that entry-level doesn't have to mean low pay.

The list consists of median salaries, including bonus and commission if applicable, and a median cash bonus.  These following jobs made the top ten list:

10. Outside Sales Representative:

Median Total Compensation: $57,000

Median Cash Bonus: $4,000

9. Associate Software Engineer:

Median Total Compensation: $65,000

Median Cash Bonus: $5,000

8. Associate Marketing Manager:

Median Total Compensation: $66,000

Median Cash Bonus: $6,700

7. Product Development Manager:

Median Total Compensation: $68,000

Median Cash Bonus: $3,300

6. Pilot:

Median Total Compensation: $70,000

Median Cash Bonus: N/A

5. User Experience Designer:

Median Total Compensation: $72,000

Median Cash Bonus: $5,000

4. Pharmaceutical Sales Representitive:

Median Total Compensation: $75,000

Median Cash Bonus: N/A

3. Equity Research Analyst:

Median Total Compensation: $79,500

Median Cash Bonus: $8,700

2. Associate Brand Manager:

Median Total Compensation: $105,000

Median Cash Bonus: $10,000

1. Investment Banking Analyst:

Median Total Compensation: $105,000

Median Cash Bonus: $40,000

These jobs on CNBC's list are the kind of jobs that are well coveted and usually have loads of competition vying for the job.  At ICS, we are here to sift through the lesser candidates and give you the top talent that you crave. When you're ready to look for the best and brightest, contact us. 

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