When choosing your career path, one of the main goals is to make good money. This criterion is highly dependent on the sector you are working in. Pay standards are also different from countries to countries. Disparities are sometimes huge as types of occupations are not considered evenly.
This infographic, from blucarrot.com sums up the salary gap across the planet. Have a look!
A look at the average career salaries across the globe, the types of occupations that pay the most on average and a peek at their pay disparities.
The disparity between the salaries of top earners and the average salaries for China, USA and the UK is the most extreme where the average earnings lie within 11% of those countries' top earners. Despite the similar pay gap the earnings need to be put in context: the average salary for people in China is only £9k but £30k for Americans. At the other extreme, Germany and Russia's pay gaps show that the top earners and average earners have less of a divergence. Income wealth is the most evenly distributed but, in context, German's average salary is £47k to Russia's humbler £13k.
All over the world, people carry out hazardous jobs and most receive a premium for their risks. This selection of careers, salaries and fatality rates is based on USA statistics.
Careers in the Antarctic are typically limited to scientists and support staff on a few scientific bases including McMurdo (USA) and Port Lockroy (UK).
Despite the extreme weather conditions and isolation, demand is very high to work in this remote land. Salaries are typically in line with mainland pay; a small bonus is typically the only financial extra.
There isn't much to spend money on so workers tend to return home with a healthy bank balance.
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