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This Chart Tells You if You're Being Underpaid

Jun 23, 2014

If you ever wondered why your parents really wanted you to be a doctor, this chart serves as a good explanation.

Redditor Dan Lin took data from the Bureau of Labor to create a color coded, (very) long chart that breaks down how much different industries pay. Health care-related professions (displayed in a subtle fuchsia) dominate the top of the list.

The chart also provides interesting information on whether you're being underpaid in your field--you know, just in case you needed some fodder for leaning in to your boss this week. Click to enlarge for a closer look:

(Vox)

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