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education  software  ml  USA 
3 hours ago by shalmaneser
What are really the highest paying jobs in America? Here’s an accurate new ranking
combines the BLS figures with new tax data to accurately estimate the whole income distribution of the 11 highest-earning professions.This is the best ranking we’re currently aware of.

the majority of the highest-earning people are managers

Collectively, the 11 professions in the table above (excluding “Other”) account for 18% of jobs and 42% of income. They cover about 60% of people earning over $100,000 and over 90% of those earning above $300,000

Those earning $300,000 per year mostly work in management, law, finance, and medicine. Those earning over $10m per year mostly work in management and finance

The average front office banker in the UK who stays in the job past 35 likely earns over $500,000

We’ve also roughly estimated that hedge fund traders might earn a mean of $400-$900k. This would make “hedge fund trader” and “investment banking” the top of the table

Lthe average venture capital-backed startup founder earns over $1m per year

Future swings in income could be even more unpredictable due to automation. If you want to maximise your expected earnings taking account of uncertainty, then make sure to gain flexible career capital, focusing on skills that are unlikely to be automated, and can be used in lots of areas. Management skills, leadership, problem solving, creativity and social skills seem most attractive on these grounds

The key factor is personal fit – your chances of excelling in the career. The 99th percentile of a profession earns 5-30 times as much as the median, larger than the differences between professions, and you’re not going to reach this level if the job does not suit your strengths.
career  job  salary  wage  income  profession  USA 
6 hours ago by dandv
How we lost America to greed and envy | Financial Times
The US president is hostile to the core values the country used to stand for
ft  usa  politics  society 
6 hours ago by robward
Giuliani: Trump interview with Mueller would happen 'over my dead body' | US news | The Guardian
Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on Sunday ruled out a face to face interview between the president and special counsel Robert Mueller – because he fears investigators would try to trap Trump into lying.
politics  usa  trump  mueller 
11 hours ago by browneyedgirl65
CIA Confirms: Trey Gowdy Altered Documents To Frame Hillary Clinton -
he Central Intelligence Agency reached out to Democrats serving on the Select Committee on Benghazi on Saturday, October 17, 2015 to confirm that Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) had altered documents provided to the committee by Hillary Clinton.
politics  usa  gopbatshittery 
11 hours ago by browneyedgirl65
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We could all use a little room to recharge, a little time for reflection, right about now. It’s been a battering, bruising year. I’d bet that you’re just as emotionally drained and mentally exhausted…
2018  politics  society  usa 
13 hours ago by jeffhammond

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