I just read this really interesting (slightly dated) article (thanks Megha):
The paramount question every professional asks himself or herself is "am I worth what I make?" This is always important, even though today, as Year-2000 conversions are beta-tested and implemented the demand for certain professionals appears to have exploded. There will always be cycles of varying supply and demand. Different professions have varying cultures and expectations. This sidebar will focus on issue of particular importance to professionals in information systems.