Questions regarding increasing one's salary.

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Negotiating Raise After First Year At a Small Company [duplicate]

I've just finished my first year at my company after being out of school, and am currently in the process of getting my salary reassessed. To give you some background info I work for a small company ...
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Negotiation on counter offer [closed]

I have got an good offer from an organization so I resigned, but now my current employer is giving me a counter offer with similar raise but after 2 months and an onsite opportunity which is not there ...
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How to ask for a raise when your manager knows all the good work you have done but does not want to talk about it? [duplicate]

I joined my current employer one year ago. I like my team and my manager. My team is a part of big group at my current employer. During my interview (to this position last year), I asked the manager ...
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How to get around the “there's no money in the budget” excuse when asking for a raise?

Some background: My company does annual bonuses/raises around the March timeframe. I got hired in August of last year, so at 7 months I didn't feel comfortable enough asking for a raise. I just had ...
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Leaving a position after receiving bonus/raise [closed]

I receive a yearly bonus and raise every December. I plan on potentially leaving my current position very early 2016 (within a couple weeks of receiving the bonus). How will it negatively affect me to ...
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Salary Negotiation Etiquette

I'm a software developer working for a Small Company (SC). I have worked with them for four years, and they are my only professional development experience. A recruiter for Big Company (BC) invited ...
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How should a part-time independent contractor ask for a raise

I work part time for an engineering consulting firm. I have been working there for about 9 months with the last 6 months being very consistent - the engagement built up slowly. My hours vary between ...
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Student employee - asking for a raise

There is a similar question here that asks about how to proposition a raise. However, I don't believe my question is a duplicate specifically because I'm working as a student employee at a university, ...
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Is it ethical to demand a rate increase in the middle of a contract? [duplicate]

If I engaged in a one year employment contract, and 6 months in I decide I am unhappy with my hourly rate, would it be unethical to demand a rate increase?
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Company raised starting offer, how to ask HR for my corresponding hike? [duplicate]

I have been working in a fairly large IT company since past ~4 years. Two years after I joined the company, the company raised the starting offer significantly and it was further raised this last ...
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Caught off guard and accepted a lower raise than I believe I should've [duplicate]

I just had my first annual review for my first job (recent college grad). Review went very well. Met all my goals as well as exceeding a couple. Same goes for other expectations not directly ...
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How to encourage a contractor to spend more time on his project?

I'm working as an engineering contractor for a company. I'm doing this part-time. We have an agreement that I let them know a week in advance whether I'll be at college taking courses or working on ...
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Volunteering for more responsibility: proving oneself vs being taken advantage of

Similar questions have been asked, but none seem to be exactly what I'm looking for. I'm looking to move into management or similar in the relatively near future. My current position does not ...
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Can I request an unusually high pay raise when factors coincide like this? [closed]

I joined my current employer almost two years ago. They usually offer pay raises once a year. After my first year I was offered a very moderate pay raise of 5% while being offered a leading role in ...
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Asked a raise, how long should I wait to hear back?

Premise: The company I work for doesn't have an automatic salary raise policy (like x% each year) During my last yearly review I asked for a raise to my superior (I felt was the appropriate time, the ...
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How much of a raise to ask for? [closed]

To provide some background, I am a software process/technical consultant. I have been working for my current company for a little less than a year and have a review coming up, where I am eligible for ...
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Denied raise and confused why? Don't agree with my boss's reasons [closed]

I'm a software dev, paid $50k with almost 4 years experience and the local market average is $65k. My annual performance review happened recently and I asked for $65k and in lieu of that (since we're ...
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Is it considered rude/unprofessional to reject a raise?

If I have been working at a company for a while and I am on a comfortable salary, and am offered a modest raise I do not feel is in line with my work, is it ok to refuse this? I cannot find examples ...
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How to negotiate when going from intern to salaried?

I understand this question is similar: Should I negotiate a higher salary when transitioning from intern to full-time employee? However I am currently a 40 hr/week software intern as sort of a ...
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Office Conduct after request for Pay Increase

I work for a small professional firm, with three partners, one of which holds more weight than the others; however, the "senior partner" is recuperating from significant health issues; therefore, I ...
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How do you get salary raises in big, structured companies?

I recently moved to a new company. I got a 5% pay cut from my previous job, and including commuting and other costs my yearly income will decrease by 10%, not considering inflation. I accepted because ...
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Accepting job offer, and backing out? How unprofessional is this? [duplicate]

so I currently work two jobs. One that pays ~$9/hr, and another that pays roughly $14/hr. Both give me ~20 hours each week apiece. I've recently accepted a job offer at a company, after two ...
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How should I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get this upcoming promotion [duplicate]

So I'm a programmer somewhere and I've applied for a senior developer position. My questions is mainly: How do I bring up the idea of a raise to my boss if I don't get the promotion? I'll explain ...
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Additional job not in contract [closed]

I've been working for a few months now in my new work and originally I signed to be an iOS Developer. During the interview however I stated that I can do web development so that is something that I ...
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Asking for a raise for one of my team

I have a team of 8 members. i asked for a raise for three of them and the upper management gave me the approval for two and reject the third guy because he didn't finish a year yet. he is very ...
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Overperforming and Underpaid [closed]

I have been working at the same large company (over 5K employees) for ~20 years. They do "merit-based" raises each year in January, based on the prior year's performance. Each year I have gotten ...
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Should I quit my job before or after my year-end review/raise [closed]

I've been working for a small young company for a little over a year. I've been increasingly ready to quit however as the work has shifted into an area I do not enjoy and I'm clearer on what I want to ...
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Which techniques to employ when invited to suggest a salary raise? [closed]

Ok, So I have been doing very well at my job and have proved my value to my employers a lot of times. The last year in particular has been very good for me. In the current scenario, my employers have ...
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How to deal with a manager who stonewalls me? [closed]

Let me first say that I have read How to proceed when remote boss doesn't answer emails . This has some great information, but my problem has gone a step further. Let me first clarify that I have two ...
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How and when to ask for a raise after being promoted out of being an Intern [duplicate]

Hello Workplace Stack exchange, So let me begin with a couple of details first then go onto the details of the question specifically: I started working as an intern in the middle of last year, and ...
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If I'm getting raises based on inflation, do I need to do something to not fall behind in my career?

I am a recent college grad in Computer Science. I have been at my current company for a couple of years. Each year I receive a raise about consistent with inflation (~3%). Although there are ...
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Should I ask for a raise if I save my company money by not staying at hotels when travelling for work?

I immigrated from Hong Kong to Netherlands several years ago. Now my employer sends me to Hong Kong for work trips every couple of months. While I am there, I am staying at my relatives' places, thus ...
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Is it okay to negotiate a promotional raise via email?

At the end of October I was offered a promotion to Senior Software Engineer from a Software Engineer II. When I was offered the position I was told that we would discuss salary next week and my raise ...
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Should I do my annual evaluation if I hadn't received a raise in 5 years? [closed]

I work for a non profit as an Executive Assistant. I have been here for 26 years and only make $35K right now. My last raise was 5 years ago. Since my raised I have been given numerous duties since my ...
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Negotiating a pay rise with another job offer on the table [duplicate]

I have been in my current role for two years without a pay rise. In my reviews I score highly. I am told I am valued and am kept given more responsibility. I keep getting push back regarding a salary ...
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Resign or stay? Resign during probation or wait and give 3 months notice [closed]

I am an iOS developer in London. Probation review: for them I successfully passed the probation. I asked for a raise, as for the market I deserve more, and the answer was You are really good ...
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How can I ask for a salary renegotiation without seeming ungrateful? [duplicate]

I'd like to renegotiate my salary at work, but I'm concerned about coming across as ungrateful. My company has done a lot for me, including paying for me to take classes (costing them ~7k) and giving ...
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When to ask for a raise at new job [duplicate]

My Situation is as follows: After graduating in June I started a new Job in August. When my boss hired me, he just said what my salary would be and that I would (possibly) get a raise some time ...
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Should I ask for help to cover medical benefits cost [closed]

I have been working at my current job for 2 months. I am doing well (based on feedback from managers, the C.E.O.) in this 50-ish person consulting firm. I recently became eligible to enroll in the ...
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Not happy with my raise [duplicate]

So let me give some back story first. About a year ago I got a job at a company as a intern and while working as a intern I did my job very well, and developed some amazing things which actually ...
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How do I ask my boss for the commission raise I was guarateed in writing

I have been working for my present employer for 5 yrs. When I was hired I signed a contract, as did he, guaranteeing that my commission rate will increase January 1 of each year by one half of one ...
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Do I mention a competing offer when negotiating a raise?

I still keep in touch with my previous employer. Unsolicited, I received a job offer for about 25% more than I make now. There isn't a deadline on the offer; it's "just there" if I want it. I enjoy ...
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Is it reason enough to ask for a raise for the reason that “the company needs me”? [duplicate]

The situation : I'm the contracted web developer for my company (which isn't an IT company). They are using a legacy framework that almost nobody knows, has a very small community, and the general ...
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How do raises work for extended contracts? [closed]

Background : I am working as a contractual, and the recruitment firm assigned me this job and I accepted. My contract ends soon, and the recruitment firm informed me that I was offered a contract ...
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Renewing contract/employment, when should you ask for a raise

I'm currently working as a programming and developement coop student for a large FI in Canada. At the end of the month my contract will end and I will be 're-hired' as a part time employee while I ...
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Yearly employee evaluation: said good things about myself and a few bad things about my co-worker [closed]

A few days ago I had my yearly employee's evaluation, during which we have to report what we have accomplished, what good and bad things have happened, and evaluate ourselves on a scale of 0 to 10. At ...
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What can I do if my pay is kept low while under contract?

I am currently pursuing a degree in engineering. I am not, however, an "Engineer in Training (EIT)", which is an official, regulated title that comes with it's own rights/responsibilities (not to ...
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How can I determine whether or not I should ask for a raise, and how do I approach my boss with this? [duplicate]

I started a job as a car parts driver (something to work around my school schedule). We recently lost our manager and the warehouse assistant (stock boy) so they now have me doing stock, invoices, ...
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Told that I qualify for a promotion, but have to wait until January for promotion schedule [closed]

I had a meeting with my supervisor that I am on a "list" for January promotions. I meet all the qualifications, and do my work as if I already have this title. Other people I work with are sometimes ...
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Is a promotion with only a small cost of living raise a bad sign? [closed]

I work for a fortune 500 company in the Healthcare IT industry. I've been working at my job for a year and a half. I got a promotion on my first annual cycle, and with that came a 3% raise. A 3% ...