How a Degree Can Boost Your Salary

There aren’t too many people out there that wouldn’t like to have a little more money in their bank account each month. Alas, that’s something that’s easier to wish for than to make happen. Most people make it happen by reducing the amount that they’re spending, yet while that’s effective, it could also require a dip in quality of life. The best way to top up your bank account and maintain your lifestyle is to increase the amount of money that flows into your accounts.

Again, easier said than done. However, there are a few ways to make it happen. For instance, you can consider asking for a raise — if you’ve been working for your present company for some time and know you’re a valuable member of the team, then the management will likely be receptive to the idea, providing you ask respectfully and at the right time.

And there’s another well-established method for boosting your salary, too: increase the level of your education. If you study for a degree in business, then you’ll find that you’re eligible for many more of the higher-paying jobs than you were before you obtained the degree. Skills for which you can obtain a degree, such as management, accounting, marketing, and management information systems are highly valued in the business world. And anything that’s highly valued will be eligible for a good salary.

If you’re thinking of a career shift, then take a look at the infographic from the University of Alabama Birmingham below. 


Infographic Design by University of Alabama Birmingham University of Alabama Birmingham

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