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

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I really don't know about the salaray… (web designing and so on.) [duplicate]

I think I am asking a silly question but I'm going to because I am new, just graduated from school. (less experience) I am getting designed papers of website from graphic designers to build websites ...
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Should I be paid more? [on hold]

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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Why is there such a huge difference between listed (base) salary and actual pay?

I often wonder why I can't be paid the amount straight and let me take care of my medical, transport, house, taxes instead of the company. I am asked how much is my salary to which have an answer, ...
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Why does a company accept middle vendors or sub contractors in contracting?

My friend told me that he works for a big company in the USA that hires contractors from a preferred vendor who is free to get contractors from other vendors, if they do not have a contractor on their ...
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Big company or small company for career growth? [on hold]

I did some research in this site to find something similar to my "problem" and I found relevant just this. My current situation is quite similar. I'm working in a small company ( 7 coworkers ) as ...
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Notice given and used had to use sick leave in last week [on hold]

I'm working in New South Wales, Australia. I have given 2 months notice and now down to my last week and became ill. I have a doctors certificate, but can they hold any pay back from me as it is two ...
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Admitting financial status in interviews

I am currently looking for opportunities outside of my current employer. I think I have reasonable chances to get a job offer if my next interview goes well and it got me wondering. If I quit my ...
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what salary is fair for a private psychiatric hospital marketer? [closed]

I've been an employee for a private psychiatric hospital in the Midwest for over eight years now. I've worked my way up from a tech on the floor to now assessment and referral. I've always taken on ...
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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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Is it rude to ask a coworker about their starting salary [closed]

I am currently a college student in between my Junior and Senior years. A classmate of mine recommended me to his company for an internship and I am now working for said company as a summer intern. ...
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No salary increment so want to relieve within a month [closed]

I am working as a software engineer with a 2 year agreement. HR said that I would get a salary increment after 1 year of the joining date, but I didn't get any salary increment. HR said after the ...
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What rate should I expect with my experience and skill set? [duplicate]

So, I have been working the past 11+ years as a programming in the .NET arena, programming what is now considered full-stack. I have, on most all my assignments, gotten complemented for my skill-set ...
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My current task exceeds what is expected from an engineer in my position - what can I reasonably demand from management and when?

Six months ago I become responsible for an important engineering task within my company, since the person previously occupying that position was forced to leave (ahem). So far I have done a good job ...
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How do you ask for more salary when you just asked for a number on phone?

Say, I was offered a position for $25,000 per year over the phone and I know that market pays $20,000 to $30,000 for it. Out of desperation, I requested for $28,000 instead of $30,000. The HR agreed ...
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How to divide profits between 2 partners, one of whom is lazier? [closed]

I'm convinced that my friend's (called F) situation warrants a change/reappraisal of the split of profits. Along with a relative (called R), she runs a small female clothing store. Situation: Both ...
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How to divide commission for sales involving multiple staff? [closed]

I'm asking in the context of a small female clothing and shoe store of 2 owners + 3 employees. Define staff as either an owner or employee. Situation: More than one employee may be needed to ...
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Determining salary for a niche skill

I am a software engineer with 2 years experience. I have been working a lot with NFC in that time and consider myself to have a good level of knowledge on the topic. I also consider NFC to be a niche ...
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Is it unethical to sabotage client website who refused to pay? [closed]

I was hired for a small web development job by a client. The job was small and of less budget. After I finished the job and notified the client, he didn't replied for several days. This made me think ...
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Does empirical research indicate whether changing jobs can improve your salary? [closed]

I would like to know if you get more wages by working for the same company and asking for a promotion, or by changing jobs. What empirical research exists on this topic? I am not looking for ...
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IT contract jobs - how and when to ask your billing rate?

As you know, IT recruiting firms provide client companies with skilled contractors on an hourly rate which is also called the billing rate. The recruiter takes a "small" percentage of this rate and ...
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Consequences of being greedy about salary in interview?

I am looking for entry level jobs in software development. I am not very experienced in handling salary negotiations during an interview. I have thought of a simple strategy - Estimate your market ...
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What things determine a reasonable pay raise?

I just got an email last night from my boss asking me to give him an hourly rate that would make me stay for the next six months. What reasonable figure or range should I give? Background (you can ...
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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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How to bring up the compensation aspect in discussion with my boss?

I joined this organisation from college and been here for 2 years now. Many folks who joined along with me have left. And the subsequent year graduates have been joining in with higher starting ...
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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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Base vs sales quota correlation and fairness [closed]

This is a list of sales reps in my company 4.5 yr in company $35K base $50K quota sales rep. 4 yrs in company $35K base $50 quota sales rep. 4.5 yr in company $55K base $2 MIL quota sales ...
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How to dodge the question when someone asks your salary?

I've been asked my current salary by colleagues, friends and relatives. And usually, I don't want to disclose it. I would like to know how I can dodge answering that question.
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What is the custom around asking for a signing bonus in the United States?

I'm currently pursuing a job in New York city and want to know what the custom is around asking for a signing bonus. At the time of this post, the fiscal year for my company is about half over and I ...
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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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Is it ethical to ask for a big raise if it's to adjust my salary to the average? [duplicate]

I started working at this company a year and a half ago at 15$/h as a programmer. I had just finished a 3 month internship at another company so I would put my total experience at ~2 years. Since then ...
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How to justify significant pay raises when switching companies

So I just recently switched companies as a contractor on a very short term contract. The contract is ending in approximately 7 weeks and I figured I might as well look for something else even though ...
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Is it normal to be given a higher salary (contract) than originally offered by a recruiter?

I recently accepted a full time w-2 contract position and have been working on-site for less than a month. When I initially received the first call back from my recruiter before my first interview, ...
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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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How much equity should I be asking for when sacrificing salary? [closed]

I'm trying to evaluate a job offer at a startup. I'm going to use some theoretical figures here. I asked for $12k pay and was offered $10k pay and $2k equity. There is a 1 year cliff period, and 3 ...
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When should I notify my current company about a received offer?

I'm currently working for a company, let's say company A. I feel really underpaid and I applied for a position in a new company, company B. Even if the company B makes me a good offer, I would like to ...
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Will I be worth more (salary) to my boss after completing a workshop he initiated?

I am currently doing a workshop where I am learning more about a certain tool, which is the primary tool I will be using. I am learning more about the tool, thus I am able to work better with it and ...
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Is it appropriate to negotiate an unsolicited raise by my employer?

I was planning to ask my employer for a salary increase in the next few weeks. I was in the process of putting together some salary market research for comparable roles in my industry. (I believe I'm ...
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How to negotiate a higher salary for temp to hire position where I'm being hired full time from being a temp?

I got hired as a marketing coordinator at a company through a recruitment agency with a contract to hire position. I got offered a full-time position the very last day of my trial period, and on my ...
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Haven't been paid for last month, is it ok to stop working? [closed]

I'm working as the lead and currently (since everyone else was laid off for money reasons) sole developer of a start-up, and have been there since its beginning a couple of years ago. A self-employed ...
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How do I give a salary range if I am willing to negotiate?

I am in the U.S. I have both a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and Master's degree in Nursing, and experience as both a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. My most recent work experience has been ...
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Is the advice “Don't state your target salary” for new jobs applicable for engineers on the German job market?

Here on this site, I often encountered one advice regarding salary negotiations for a new job: Don't state the salary you aim for, as this allows the hiring manager to match this figure even if he/she ...
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How do I go about asking my employer about the salary range for a position?

I want to know what the salary ranges are for different levels at my workplace. Is it OK to ask HR that sort of question? Is it common? I'm curious because a position that is similar to mine was ...
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In salary negotiation, does previous salary matter so much vs achievements and industry value?

I have been applying for a number of similar roles via third party / recruitment agencies and all of them have asked for my current salary - usually among their very first questions. As I wanted to ...
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How do I determine what percentage of a billed rate should a software consultant be paid? [closed]

I've worked for a consulting company for about five years and have been doing more work on contracts and budgets. I was surprised to see that my billed rate was more than 50% more than my salary. I ...
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Evaluating Startup Job Offer [closed]

I'm trying to evaluate a startup job offer. I started working with a very new company, as one of the first few employees along with 3 founders. They were seeking to raise funding in a few months ...
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How to receive large interbusiness payments [closed]

My personal company is about to make ou r first sale of a large enterprise software we have developed to a client. We are based approximately 1000 miles away from the company we are selling to. We are ...
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Best place to get Salary Information [closed]

I am trying to figure out whether my salary is what it should be and was curious where people go to find salary information? I have looked at Indeed and Salary.com. Both looked like the salaries were ...
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how to renegotiate work hours without risking loss of trust &/or confidence?

I recently was promoted at my current job and put on a salary. The expectation is that I put in at least fifty hours a week (ten hours per day, five days per week). I have asked this question on other ...
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Should you tell a recruiter what your salary expections are? [duplicate]

When sending a reasonable generic (ie not specific to a particular job) letter to a recruiter, should you mention what your salary expectations are? Or can this be used against you? - (ie recruiter ...
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company failed to increase salary after accepting a promotion [closed]

My current company has promoted me, and promised me a salary increase, however it was two-fold: I would receive a small raise upon accepting the position The remainder of the raise would come ...