Questions regarding increasing one's salary.

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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% ...
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How can I best take advantage of a short-staffed team?

I work in a big organization (~150 engineers) split into several teams (~30 functional teams). My team was expecting to take on two more hires in the next month, but the higher-ups decided to double ...
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How to show off a large raise on a resume?

TL;DR: A while ago, I was looking for a new job to get a change of pace and try a new work environment. I was underpaid when I started, got some raises, but I was making more than enough for my modest ...
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10% raise is not being honored because I submitted my two weeks' notice shortly after paperwork was signed. What do I do?

Here's what happened: I received a 10% raise from my employer. We signed the paperwork. The next day, I submit my two weeks' notice because I've landed a better job. Today, two days before my last ...
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Negotiating a raise in a yearly review

Every year, my company does a performance check and salary review. The last time, they just offered an amount (that was fair, a bit below my preference) which I accepted. The next review is coming up. ...
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Should I accept a raise when I am planning on leaving the company? [closed]

My one year review is due and my Front Office Manager has verbally informed me they're planning on giving me a raise. The problem is I'm hoping to leaving the country in two months, I'm waiting for ...
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I brought up a potential pay raise during my last review and was told I am being paid in experience - should I push harder? [closed]

I work in publishing, as a team coordinator. We are short staffed right now so in addition to my duties that are mostly admin-related, I've been helping the developmental editors with smaller ...
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How to ask for a raise as a software developer purely based off accomplishments? [duplicate]

I'm a young developer with a couple years experience. It's not much but I'm always striving to learn more and doing so I know more than many of the senior developers I've worked with when it comes to ...
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Negotiating pay for a new position in the same department shortly after getting a raise

I found this question which is similar but deals with moving to a position in another company. Is it ok to switch a job just after getting a salary increase? I very recently received a sizable ...
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Whats the appropriate time to wait after one has been rewarded/gifted to ask for a raise?

On August 2014 I will be employed for 2 years at the agency where I currently work. Last September (so basically after the first year was over) I was given some really nice hardware (for my personal ...
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Asking for raise to meet HR guidelines

Recently I have met my manager to ask him a significant raise. I based my demand on: HR guidelines for the level of my position and what I have seen in the industry on payscale and glassdoor. I ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for a raise after reducing working hours? [closed]

I'm a web developer in a very small company. when I started out I intentionally asked for a below-market salary (and got it) with a promise for a raise once I'm settled in and everything seems to be ...
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What is the best way to find out salaries in my company? [duplicate]

I am a freshly employed software engineer in a young, successful company. I've worked here during both of the previous college summer breaks and that's when I negotiated my current salary. In exchange ...
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Ask for raise without saying how much [closed]

I decided that I'm gonna ask for a raise, but what I'm want to ask here is something special. I want to make my best effort to make my company make their offer. This is not only because 'avoid doing ...
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How Should I ask for a raise? [duplicate]

I work for a small company (me, my boss, and a third guy, but he only helps us sometimes) in a relatively small town where I work for half, or 3/5, of the money which I could earn in the capital. It's ...
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Asking for more money at the end of a project that may or may not be successful

I'm new to workplace exchange but I figured I would head over here to ask a question that may be provocative and may have several answers. The background: I was hired as a web developer for an ...
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Should I ask for a pay raise if I'm already being paid above average? [closed]

I've been working at my current company for 6 months now as a junior developer, and I've got my first review next week. I'm being paid a good salary as it is, higher than pretty much all of the other ...
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Negotiating the amount of a raise

I am working in small scale company and our company offer a fixed entry level package. In interview I asked for a higher salary, and agreed to take the initial offer when they told me after six months ...
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Is lower first year pay normal?

I have had two jobs now in which the initial offer was below average market value and negotiation moved it only a little. In both cases, I took the position for reasons beyond money. After a year at ...
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Is it considered poor etiquette to negotiate when offered a raise?

Background I'm seventeen years old and I taught myself web design and development throughout the course of my junior year in high school. As my senior year approached, I decided I was done with ...
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Tips and advice for advancing one's career in corporate bureaucracies [closed]

I've been programming in corporate settings for about 2 years now and coming from an academic background there were a few stumbling blocks that I had to overcome. One of those was assuming that if the ...