Sites such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and PayScale offer current starting salaries by occupation. Information is up to date and available across a wide range of occupations, industries and employment levels.
PayScale offers salary information according to geographic region, job demographics, skills common to specific jobs and how pay varies according to employee experience. The site also offers information for popular companies, such as Wal-Mart, Amazon.com, Microsoft and CVS Pharmacy.
The BLS offers salary information on an hourly and annual basis. Information is also available for employees in the lowest percentile, highest percentile and on an average basis. There is also information regarding how many employees there are in a specific occupation.