Questions regarding increasing one's salary.

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Should I ask for a raise? [duplicate]

My company was about to hire someone new. I was asked my thoughts and if I would be willing to take on the responsibilities instead of hiring this person. I told them that I didn't think they needed ...
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I'm not exceptional, but how do I get a raise after 5 months of being in the company? [duplicate]

Background I started my first corporate job in October 2015, and will be having the company-wide annual review in a month or so. When I took the job, I was desperate and scared, and asked for a ...
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How can I tell my boss that I will work at a slower pace until I receive a raise?

I work in a company where the culture was, for several years, to raise the salary of almost every worker at every year. This increase was usually between 2%-5% and was related with the employee ...
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Underpaid and refused a bonus, how can I argue this? [closed]

I'm 18 years old and have no degree (Taking a gap year), I work as a back end web developer at an e-commerce company. I earn £7.50/hr and have shown to the Owner of the Company and my manager how much ...
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How to inform future employer about my decision to stay with current employer [duplicate]

I had got good salary offer and position from this MNC company from different city than I'm in currently. However I got Counteroffer + Retention Bonus from my current employer and I have taken the ...
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How to ask for a raise on the basis of merit, not another job offer, as the presiding factor? [duplicate]

I've read all of the related questions and a handful are somewhat similar in nature to my situation but there are certain differences that I believe warrant asking a new question. About Me I work ...
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Meager raise after herculean effort [closed]

Throwaway as we use SO/SE to recruit. I work for a digital agency where I have been employed for 3 years. I am a senior developer with 15 years of experience in my field. I hold all major ...
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How can I properly account for cost of living when giving raises?

Inflation as a measurement is a kind of national economic puree. Local cost of living is a much more relevant number to employees lives. Is there a proper way for an employer to quantify how cost of ...
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Contract renewal [duplicate]

I work in IT, as a contractor, and my renewal is coming up in a couple of months and I am wondering how the process is for asking a raise? I have researched around and I am being paid below market ...
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Does passing a certification mean I should get a raise? [duplicate]

A small background on me: I was a desktop guy for the past 6 years and I jumped upon a chance to enter windows administration (Wintel Administrator). I was working as a Wintel admin for one and a half ...
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Following up on a missing cost of living increase [closed]

I received part of my increase but was also told I would get a cost of living. It's been 2 months and no increase. I asked HR and was told cost of living would be given at the same time with the other ...
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Is my demand for a raise reasonable? [closed]

I graduated about 8 months ago from a 4 years art program and I just finished a 6 month contract as a 2D Videogame Artist in Toronto. At the time I was quite happy (and intimidated) to state what ...
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What is the ideal time to stay at a job? [duplicate]

What would be the ideal time to stay at a job? I have heard that changing jobs too often (for pay raises) puts the loyalty of the employee in question. This in turn makes prospect employers reluctant ...
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Best way to ask for a raise in my situation? Any advice aside from that also welcome [duplicate]

The company I work for supports large corporate clients, and a constant influx of new work is always expected. They are not a startup and have been in business for 15 years. We have six employees ...
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Manager keeps hiring higher paid employees? [closed]

I work for a fortune 100 company and I'm at my wits end, they won't give raises. I was hired for significantly more than I was making previously, however I was hired at the lowest grade for my title. ...
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Should raises be announced publicly? [closed]

Under what circumstances should raises given to employees be announced publicly or communicated in private? There seem to be two conflicting schools of thought: Give them in private in order to not ...
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Should I leave a job that doesn't challenge me? [closed]

I've just graduated last year with a Bachelor in CS, got my first job after moving to London and managed to get it quite fast. My job is relatively average/low pay for a graduate but was a nice offer ...
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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 ...