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Comparing salaries

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Students research the U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored careeronestop.org website to get salary information for multiple careers.

Big idea

Planning now for life after high school can help set you up for success after you graduate.

Essential questions

  • What are the salaries of some career options I might consider in the future? 
  • What do high-paying careers have in common? 

Objectives

  • Research the salaries of various occupations
  • Discover high-paying careers

What students will do

  • Analyze the salaries of multiple careers. 
  • Explore the five highest-paying occupations in their state.

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