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Jobs vs. Salary: Data Analysis

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  • Price per ClassroomFREE
  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Career Planning
  • Duration 15 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

Activity Description

In this engaging activity, students analyze occupational data represented in both tabular and graphical formats, specifically focusing on median salaries for various professions. They will learn how to interpret and extract insights from this data, answer some review questions, and enable them to make informed career decisions.


Moreover, this activity invites students to reflect on their personal career preferences. They will have the opportunity to select their top five preferred jobs based on the data and then delve into further research to find the salaries associated with these roles. Ultimately, students will choose the job that resonates most with their interests and aspirations.

Learning Objective

This activity aims to help students develop the skills necessary to analyze occupational data, including median salaries, and make informed decisions about potential careers. The primary objectives are for students to understand how to interpret salary data, analyze graphical representations, and answer critical review questions about the information presented.

Teacher Tips

Included with the activity, you can view the tips to clarify student's doubts or to evaluate answers (for a teacher scored worksheet).
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  • PriceFREE
  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Career Planning
  • Duration 15 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

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