Want a 15% raise?

Want to make more money at work? Studies consistently show those who switch companies earn more money than loyal employees.

Welcome to Career Insider. Quick, take a stab at what you think the highest-paying career fields in the United States are right now. I’ll wait.

But I won’t wait long because here they are. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest-paying careers are in healthcare, not information technology.

If you guessed doctors as #1, you’d be wrong.

  • Psychiatrists clocked the #1 spot at $226,880 in median pay.

  • Next, Neurologists at $224,260.

  • Physicians were third at $223,410.

  • And believe it or not, airline pilots and copilots came in at a respectable $211,790.

Let’s get that salary moving up, fast

Want to make more money at work? Studies consistently show those who switch companies earn more money than loyal employees.

The average salary increase for those who switch jobs is a staggering 15%. This beats the heck out of the 3% to 5% cost-of-living raises you might get as a loyal employee. Why? Because asking for more money is expected when taking a new job.

Getting a raise is part of switching companies.

New jobs can offer better chances for promotion. If you stay in one job for a long time, you might get stuck. But if you switch jobs, you can climb the career ladder faster.

Lastly, different companies offer different benefits. When you switch jobs, you might find a company that gives you better perks. Maybe they offer more vacation days or better health insurance. Heck, your professional network will also expand lightyears faster than staying put because you get to work with new people.

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Your friends are more important than you think

Have you ever heard the phrase, “You’re the average of the five people you surround yourself with”? Guess what? It’s more than that.

You’re the average of all the people you hang around, according to author and speaker Christian Urrutia.

For example, did you know that you’re 45% more likely to gain weight if you have an obese friend? Does that surprise you?

It gets worse.

You’re about 20% more likely to gain weight if a friend of your friend is obese, even if you don’t know that person. Crazy.

That’s an incredible statistic proving how influential your circle of friends is to your happiness, health, and career. Happy friends make you happier. Successful friends make you strive for success. Healthy friends make it more likely that you’ll be healthy.

Level up that circle of friends.

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