Majors & Careers

Salary, Budgeting, and Finances

Be Money Smart

Not only do you want to make sure you are earning the salary you deserve, but you will also want to understand what other benefits and costs are associated with that great job you landed. Research the salary trends and know what to expect when it comes to the hidden financial decisions that surround your career decisions.

Budgeting & Salary

Creating a budget is necessary to make good decisions on salary needs. Calculate yours here.


For more information regarding finances, visit the University of Washington Student Fiscal Services page.


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Additional Resources


The National Association of Colleges and Employers offers the most accurate compensation data available. Click here to access the NACE Salary Calculator Center.