Questions relating to the monetary compensation received for completing tasks and projects.

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What are the common salary raises factors in German software companies?

I will start my first job as a software developer in a German company soon. Since I've never had a job before, I don't know much how salaries are increased if an increase is going to happen. I'm ...
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One of my colleagues has left work. Should I ask for a raise since I'll take over his work? [duplicate]

I work in a small IT business (15-20 people) as a team leader. My last pay review was 6 months ago; it’s now the start of the new financial year. One of my team members has not continued on with his ...
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Am I being underpaid? [on hold]

I work for a big IT Multinational company, which has branches in many countries. My company, let's call it Cat "sold" me to another big company which we shall call Dog as a network consultant. When ...
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Should I go against manager's (safe) advice in salary negotiation?

In initial talks about a job, the office manager told me that they thought a fair salary range was between x and y - let's say "$50-55k". The higher number was $10k below the expected range I gave ...
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Can an ex-employer ask for pay back from a salaried employee for non-worked day after quitting? [on hold]

If I am a salaried employee and quit without notice on the last day of the pay period and the employer has already mailed out the checks, does the (now) ex-employer have the right to ask for that last ...
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How can I continue negotiating a pay raise when my boss leaves the company?

My initial boss left and we had discussed me getting a raise in a years time. He is gone now I have to let my new boss know what was discussed. The raise we talked about was substantial, and if I ...
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Misunderstanding during phone interview; how to negotiate pay

Three days ago I was called by a company recruiter. I had applied at many jobs and did not know specifically which company was calling me and for which task. He first asked if I was still looking ...
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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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Do I have to pay some form of compensation to my future employer if I resign from my sponsored H1B visa before re-location? [closed]

A few months ago I and my wife have been head-hunted by a US company and they started the sponsored H1B visa process for the both of us. We did not sign any form of work agreement yet. The proposed ...
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Time sheets signed the day ahead

Is it fraud for my supervisor to ask me to sign my time sheet a day ahead so she could send it in on the day they are supposed to be submitted to the pay office?
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I do the work of someone who had 15 years experience for salary that equates to 12.5/hour [duplicate]

I manage our production team of 5 and about 1/3 of the company's purchasing. The majority of our company, which has about 60 people in all, makes the money we do from what we output from production. ...
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deductions from final paycheck

I just recently left a full-time job to pursue other interests. The split was amicable and I fulfilled my two week's notice (actually, it was closer to a three week's notice). My final paycheck ended ...
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How can I justify a request for a 25% raise this year, if I got a 33% raise last year? [closed]

I got a nice 33% raise last year ( my salary wasn't that high ). Since then, I've taken up very important responsibilities for the company, and basically am no longer a dev. I founded a branch ...
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How to measure a Technical Manager's contribution against Key Performance Indicators?

I work at a growing startup. My position is close to being Chief Technology Officer (CTO); I manage admins, developers (sometimes I develop as well), designers, I resolve technical issues, do some web ...
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Is it common practice for the programmer with fixed salary to compensate all losses in case of bug in his/her code that caused these losses? [closed]

I was looking for remote job on Linux kernel hacking, which is a kind of dream job. Eventually I found one, sent a resume, passed an interview and even got an offer, and salary was good enough. So ...
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Drawbacks in better paid jobs? [closed]

Are there downsides in accepting a very generously paying job (compared to the other offers one may have), and which his known to be highly paying / a good position ? I am not thinking in terms of the ...
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Art conservators (H1-B VIsa) - job offer in the US: question about possible change in agreed salary

My wife and I are conservators of art - paintings on canvas, wood and wall. We received our MA's at The Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts (a 6 year study program). We have over 10 years experience in the ...
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Taking price of living into account when paying remote employees [closed]

In his blog post How Much Do You Cost?, Yegor Bugayenko describes the rules he uses to pay people working remotely for him (emphasis is mine): It is a common practice to pay higher rates to those ...
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How to handle salary history discussion as an engineer with 3 years' experience? [duplicate]

So I've done a fair amount of research into salary negotiations, and they all seem say that not revealing one's salary history is best. They even have little scripts for the types of conversations ...
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I was offered a salary range before the interview

I am looking for a new job at the moment. Last week I was sending my resume to employers. Today I received an email stating that they like my resume and that it is a good fit for the position I ...
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Why is my employer making its employees pay back wages that were “paid in advance”? [closed]

I work for a community college in the state of Texas. There's recently been an "issue" where, come September, employees will have one of a few options for paying back their wages to the college ...
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Can I negotiate salary “again” for a verbal job offer?

After my interview, came my first day of employment, but with no previous information about the position's benefits nor responsibilities. Now, the first day is done; and the benefits and salary are ...
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An employer has provided a written expression of interest which outlines salary and benefits but said that it is not a formal offer?

I'm in a confusing situation. A company I interviewed with and would love to work for sent me a follow-up email stating that I was their top candidate and that they were waiting for funding before ...
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How to find the balance between misunderstood specialist and not-so-specialist? [closed]

In my career I found myself in two distinct situations: I was the only expert, and, while I was valued, people underestimated the work it took to get things done, and while I was unique and ...
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How to negotiate salary with a big company? [duplicate]

I am in my mid 20s, working as web developer for one and half year now (junior getting into mid). At the moment I am working in a small agency, been here for 1 year and love the environment (not much ...
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How can I ask for a raise at my internship-turned-full time job?

I obtained an internship at a government healthcare organization doing IT work (my title is IT Technician) which I successfully "completed." They offered to let me stay on for the summer and through ...
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How to keep from being underpaid forever [duplicate]

I am being underpaid for my industry, quality of work, and even experience. My question is not about how to get more money out of my current employer. Rather, I am concerned what potential future ...
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Are there automatic salary increases in Germany?

I recently accepted a job offer at German software company. My salary in the probation period will be 3000 Euros and then afterwards 3250 Euros. I don't have experience in the industry because i'm ...
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Senior Negotiating Non-Senior Job Offer [closed]

I recently received a job offer. I really love the company and am excited about the offer and they interviewed me 3 times over the course of a month before receiving the offer. However, coming from a ...
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My manager cut my pay immediately after I started working [closed]

Before I started working at this hotel, the manager called me and told me she really needs somebody to start right away. She stated that she will give me $10/hour, instead of the $9/hour she first ...
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Not being paid for meetings or training [closed]

I've been with a company for two years. My initial training was done on the clock, but since then, all other training (we get new online training about once every few months) is done outside of work. ...
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How to ask for a higher salary increase the second time?

I've been offered a job with a starting salary lower than what I was expecting, so I countered their offer with a starting salary that was about 10k higher. They ended up meeting me half way ...
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How can an employer best pay women and men equally? [closed]

I know this question is a bit subjective but it is a very important question to discuss. How do you go about paying men and woman equally in an environment where experience increases the quality of ...
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Lost track of how many sessions I tutored - what should I do?

I was paid in advance to do 10 sessions of tutoring, once a week. Unfortunately, I did not think to keep track of how many times it actually happened, as there were some weeks where it didn't work ...
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Is it reasonable to ask for an employer to pay off a student loan, and take a pay cut to compensate?

I work for a small company. My salary is such that I can pay off a student loan in a year or two. But I'd like to pay it off now, to avoid interest and things of that nature. Is asking the company ...
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Performing higher level work [closed]

I work at a small U.S. non-proft. My boss has been out on extended sick leave for six months and two other employees resigned this week taking us from a staff of seven to four available to work. Is ...
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Internship: Employer refuses to Pay [closed]

I am currently working as an intern in a small company. When applying for the job, I and the employer agreed that I would be payed a small amount each month - "150-200 euros" - so that I can cover my ...
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What are some good ways to negotiate a salary raise? [closed]

Suppose at company A I make X dollars (in thousands). An offer from company B is made for X+1 . What is the best way to negotiate a higher base salary (e.g. X+7 instead)? Would things like ...
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Danger bonus for working in unsafe environment abroad

Currently we have the possibility for a project in another country. Due to recent news etc. this country is - in my opinion - not very safe for work/travel (there seems to be the need for armed ...
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Is it a good technique to bring a notebook and a calculator to a salary negotiation meeting?

To properly evaluate offers and counteroffers that includes benefits and whatnot, I'll need the proper tools - a notebook and a calculator. HR : I'm sorry, but we can't do X. However, we have ...
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breaking salary negotiation deadlock

I'm in the fortunate position of having two companies ready to make me an offer. The two firms compete with each other regularly over talent, so I told both recruiters I would share information about ...
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Failed to negotiate salary properly; I have to quit, but I don't want to cheat the employer

I was on unemployment for a few months when I got a job offer. As it is a government job, I know the pay range. I was prepared to place near the top as I could take the hit in salary, but the salary ...
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Should I tell my boss I have started looking for a new job because I think my salary is too low? [duplicate]

Summary I believe myself to be underpaid and have started looking for a new job. I don't have an offer yet. Should I tell my boss as a way to gain leverage in salary negotiations? Long form I know ...
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I am a master degree student and I get a salary as equal to the Bachelor degree. how should I write an email to manager regarding this? [duplicate]

I am a master degree student and I am worling in this company for about 8 months. I recently found out that the pay for bachelor's degree and mine are same. its my fault that I didnt negotiate during ...
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How can I leverage an interview from a big competitor while in probation for new job?

I am finishing my probation at a new company. Colleagues are nice, I am quite independent and it's an OK job. On the negative side, I got a 5% pay cut and I am commuting more, and there are no clear ...
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How to ask a company who are attempting to recruit you to divulge salary ranges?

Like most people I know in the tech industry I get frequently pestered by recruiters with vague job offers similar to what is described in How to get information out of secretive recruiters? which I ...
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Responding to VP of HR's confession of illegal hiring practices?

This is a throwaway account, for obvious reasons. I work for a fast-growing medium sized tech company. At a recent company conference, I attended a session that was run by our VP of HR and the topic ...
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Working notice period without getting paid

Today I was informed that the start up that I work for is running out of money and cannot afford to pay me, and so I've been handed 1 month's formal notice. I've been assured that I'll receive my next ...
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Is it illegal to offer my services to a friend for below minimum wage? [closed]

I'd like to tutor my friend for $5 an hour. To me, this is a reasonable price because I'm getting more out of it than just the money (practicing my skills, spending time with a friend, doing a favor ...
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How to address The Commissioner General of an authority

I am the class president of a customs and tax (revenue) administration school in a country x. The last lot (2yrs ago) the remuneration for the trainees was double, almost triple our current stipend. ...