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In an economy like we've been having it's nice to have a job. However, certain fields like User Experience are in high-demand. The combination of technology and understanding users' needs are marketable skills.  This demand is reflected in the results of the 2011 salary survey from the Usability Professionals Association. This is the 3rd biennial survey I've crunched the numbers for and this year was

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Does a PhD pay off financially? I recently helped conduct the statistical analysis of the UPA 2009 salary survey[pdf], and used this opportunity to look into the data to see if I could calculate how much a PhD affects salaries in this profession.  The dataset contains salary information for a wide range of jobs in the profession—usability engineers, designers, managers and information architects. The vast

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