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I'm paid well on a current job, and to not to be stuck at it, I'm probing for other opportunities often. The issue is, it's hard to find out which job offers to pursue and which ones to skip based on the salary the company can offer.
How does one would probe for it? I have tried researching using Glassdoor, but it gives either huge variation or no data for the companies I am looking for in it. I have asked HR persons directly, but most of the time they say "it all depends on the experience / what you show on the interview".
According to my stats 3 out of 4 companies I was interviewed with say "Yes, we would really love to hire you, but that's too expensive / budget does not allow it" when asked to match my current salary.
Interviewing for different positions is not really possible: it's already a top of technical ladder, and I have no intention to switch to management.