LinkedIn Becoming More Miserable By Telling Everyone How Underpaid They Are

By | 5 months ago

Pardon me for not paying attention, but someone just sent me this article about LinkedIn Salary and, I have to say, it's a pretty good idea. Not that it's novel or anything, but it will get people to 1) Give LinkedIn more data; 2) Get people to visit a site that they hate visiting. Maybe I'm projecting a bit on #2, but does anyone out there like going on LinkedIn? People hate going on Facebook on it's filled with loved ones; I'll bet I only genuinely enjoy the company of 2-3 of the people I'm connected to on LinkedIn.

Anyway, LinkedIn Salary will definitely draw the eyeballs, even mine. I've already submitted my salary so that I can look all the info available. Interestingly enough, it's a little short on info. There isn't any data on Audit Partners yet, for example. I did however land on a load of Audit Senior Manager data, so here's a taste:

Yes, EisnerAmper people, not only are you getting the short-end of the stick in the holiday gift department, your senior managers's salaries lag behind in the small sample that LinkedIn has data on.

As far as geographic data, here's a little more to offer:

As I said, it's a little light on information but I'm sure it'll improve as time goes on. You'll know far more about how much you're undervalued before you know it! 

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