As of a study performed in 2014, the average raise is around 2.9 percent, according to compensation consultant Towers Watson. At the time of the study, the annual salary among workers was about $40,560, states the Bureau... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

As of 2015, the median annual salary for police officers in the United States is $45,988, according to PayScale market experts. The salary of such local, state and federal officers is moderately dependent on the level of... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

The average median pay for a commercial or airline pilot in 2012 was $98,410 per year, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The highest-paid pilots made more than $187,200 while the lowest-pai... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

The standard federal pay raise in 2010 was 2 percent. This number was composed of a 1.5 percent national increase and a 0.5 percent mean locality pay increase. This raise took affect on Jan. 1, 2010. More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

A cost-of-living salary increase is an annual salary increase to compensate for loss of purchasing power due to price increases, or inflation. This salary increase is also called indexation or cost-of-living adjustment, ... More »

The national median salary for a nurse practitioner is $97,200 per year, with the bottom 10 percent earning $83,500 and the top 10 percent earning $113,200, as of 2015. The salary amount varies according to location, yea... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

Cosmetologists make an average of $22,770 per year, which is around $10.91 per hour, states the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The highest-paid top 10 percent of cosmetologists make more than $20.39 per hour, while the lowe... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries