Inside Scoop: Summer Jobs and What They Pay

summer jobs
summer jobs

Faced with the prospect of hanging out with friends and catching some rays or spending all day hunched over a cash register or computer, most teens and twenty somethings would likely choose the lounging around.

But the time spent working a summer job -- even at entry-level -- can be a valuable stepping stone in any career. Here's the inside scoop on seasonal employment from young people who've been in the trenches, as well as salary information from online salary database PayScale.com.