If you want to make your job really pay, you may want to take work on the side, suggests Money magazine (July 2012, p. 60).
“Moonlighting can really pay off. Seasoned business analysts commanded $50 to $90 an hour for temp work in the first quarter of 2012, depending on the region, according to IQNavigator. Software developers got $78 to $107 an hour. Put in an extra 15 hours a month on freelance projects at even $55 an hour, and you’ll gross nearly $10,000 more a year.”