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Is it appropriate to ask for a raise? [duplicate]

Last year, I landed in a messy project. I started by sharing suggestions to make things better. I brought in a tool that allowed parallel resources availability etc. I was hired to work for three ...
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PTO listed as monetary amount in my offer, contributing to my final salary figure. Shouldn't it be paid on top of my normal salary?

I was recently promoted at my workplace and went from hourly to salary with what seems like a nice pay bump. However, I am regretting not asking these questions that I'm now thinking about post ...
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Raise requested [duplicate]

Our company restructured our pay scale (in a good way). But I'm now at the bottom of the scale for the specific job description as they didn't adjust my pay. New employees coming in are being paid ...
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Boss revoked promised pay rise because I decided to leave in about two months - Is this something to be expected?

I have been working at a software development company with ~10 colleagues for approximately 1 year now, and in the last couple of months I have decided that, for reasons relevant to my (lack of) ...
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Assigned to a senior role without salary raise

Situation: I am working as a product manager on a product that is designed and implemented by our software engineer contractors. Due to insufficient delivery quality of the contractors and given that ...
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Is asking for details of a future raise alright even if it's months away?

I theoretically had a contract review (salary raise, etc.) on December last year but it was not performed. I was told that it made no sense to do so as for that time I had only been there for half a ...
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Should I ask for a raise I know I won't get?

Recently, I've been told (both verbally and in writing) by the managing director of our small nonprofit* that he's really impressed with how much extra responsibility I've been taking on of my own ...
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Asking a BIG raise from employer whose company is in serious trouble

How can I ask my employer for a BIG raise considering the fact the company will run out of business if I left? I'm working remotely for this super small business firm (IT), but due to high turnover ...
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Asking for a raise

I am working in a large architecture company, which the headquarter is based in Switzerland. However, I work at one of the satellite offices in the UK. I joined about 1 year ago; when I had the job ...
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Was expecting raise, got shafted. Am I overreacting or is it time to leave? [closed]

My company has insanely long times to approve raises (mostly due to it being a branch of a multinational company whose headquarters are in another continent). Also, raises usually start being applied ...
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How to ask for a raise as a contract worker

I am an Indian national, working in Singapore on a work visa (EP). I am currently working on a contract position. That means, I am working for company, but on an HR agency's payroll. I had worked in ...
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Should I discuss salary increase with boss before meeting or during?

The bit that has me thinking: I'm a senior software developer with 17 years experience, with 2 years in my role in a FinTech startup. A couple of months ago I was having a casual chat with our COO ...
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Should I ask for a salary raise or for paying me courses/education I'd planned for years?

In my company, we usually get a salary raise every year, at least there are negotiations about it. Depending on the outcome, you get the raise, a raise or neither of them. Last years raise was 300€ ...
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Upgrade Job Title to reflect responsiblites for a Salary Bump request

I am at my current position for 7 years. I was initially hired for pricing related data analysis, most of which was very manual/technical work. A typical tasks would involve a profit report from the ...
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Huge raise but required to stay for 2 years [closed]

Throw away account and keeping details brief. My current employeer is trying to stop exodus in my department. As an attempt they are offering substantial raise, which would put me slightly above ...
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Interim role offer without a raise

I have been offered an interim role to cover maternity leave. The interim role will be for 6 months. It will involve more day to day tasks. This includes monitoring of team members and tasks and more ...
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Is it better to start negotiating for a bigger raise before or after your annual performance review?

I am one of the most senior software engineers in my division. Our company has the typical big company "the budget for raises is 3%" finite pie stance. I got promoted last year but that ...
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Asking for promotion and raise short time after hiring

Around 5 months ago I have joined a small company as a software developer. I find the work quite motivating and I feel comfortable using the tools/language we use, which means I have been very ...
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Getting less appraisal raise than your colleagues

All my colleagues got a one on one call for appraisal but I didn't got any notification for the same. Even though I heard all are getting double raise in salary but my colleagues are getting more than ...
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What are the considerations of a 'rational' manager when asked by an employee for a raise?

Suppose that I, an average software developer with a satisfactory record and an average skill-set, employed for a few years in a company with a healthy development budget, approach my manager and ask ...
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I was told I'd get a raise sometime in February. As of today's paycheck, still no raise. What should I say?

I'm working at a company I love, doing what I love, and for the most part, I'm extremely content with my situation. Back in January- the 17th, to be specific- I had a performance review with the ...
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Refusing a raise tied to mid-term commitment inside the company

I approached HR for a raise at my current company. I enjoy working with my team and doing things, but I'm feeling a bit underpaid with respect to my duties and the current market value. HR offered me ...
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Trying to ask for a raise with a unique job title

I started a new job about 8 months ago as a software engineer. The company is an ecommerce shop where we basically build out Optimizely site for other companies. Since joining I've moved from a ...
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When Should I Ask for a Raise After Sudden Changes?

I am wondering when would be an appropriate time to discuss increasing my compensation. I recently transitioned into a new role, where I am taking over for an coworker who is retiring at the end of ...
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What is a typical salary raise when promoted to software lead position? [closed]

I've been working for about a year in a tech company in europe as a software developer. Based on my field, technology, experience and location, I believe my salary is a little above average. I was ...
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Should I ask for a raise at current company when I receive offer+promotion from another company?

I will start by providing some little context: I was interning as a developer at a company A while I was in last year of my college, one year back. Since it was still a pandemic in my country, the ...
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Am I right in thinking that my spouse's salary is irrelevant to my own raise?

I work in IT in Nevada, USA. My wife was hired by my employer's accounting department a few months ago. My employer typically announces next year's raises just before Christmas. Despite record profits ...
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Asking for a raise after 7 months

I've joined a company and, after about four months, I have started to perceive my job to be shifting to something different from the one I applied for. For example, I have started managing people, ...
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Asking for a substantial pay raise after I became an essential employee

I have been working at my company for over 15 years. In that time I have gained immense knowledge on the proprietary software that the company needs for everyday operation, and, I'm the only person ...
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Asking for a salary cap adjustment

I'm in the healthcare industry. I've worked for my company for over 30 years and I've been in my current position for over 20 years. I feel I possess a wealth of knowledge and I'm the only one in a ...
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Boss not giving raise because job helps side hustle

I have a job in an entertainment related industry that I've been working at for 7 years. In that time I have gotten only small cost of living raises even though I've been taking on more responsibility ...
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How to negotiate a very large salary increase?

I am a C# developer, I consider myself to be on the higher end of mid-level, but my salary is very low for this, I'd estimate it's about on par with a decently paid entry level position. However, My ...
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How to deal with my boss about a raise I asked for nearly two years ago?

I've been working as a software engineer in an IT consulting company for over 15 years now. My performance review for the year 2019 was scheduled for November 2019. But due to a heavy workload, I had ...
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Promoted but pay increase significantly delayed

Recently my manager left the company, I am the only employee who worked under him and also the only employee who knew the details of half of the things he did/worked on. As a result, I was asked to ...
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What to do if a company-wide "salary evaluation" reveals that you should be getting paid more

I know someone whose company recently did a "salary evaluation" and provided the results to each of their employees. The salary evaluation stated that this person should be getting paid ...
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Do I have to change my job if everyone else is quitting for better pay, or is there another way? [closed]

I am working in a team of 5-6 developers for about 3.5 years. For the past year, there had been a lot of changes in the team. Many people who joined after me left, and then older, more experienced ...
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Follow-up After Asking For a Raise?

Long story short, I have been with my current company for four years and have received a slight raise a year ago despite having more and more responsibility thrusted onto me. Additionally, because I ...
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Refusing to give a raise to an employee, while keeping her motivated

An employee of mine is asking for a raise. Like many employees, she thinks she is doing very well and should get a raise. Her current compensation package is well in the market benchmark and also when ...
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Do you get a pay raise at the same time or after getting new responsibilities?

Management is thinking of giving me more responsibilities. I am open to this. When exactly should I ask for a pay raise? When it is confirmed that I will be getting new responsibilities (e.g. I am ...
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Asking for a larger raise than other employees after less than one year?

I am an American with a white collar career. I lost my job during the pandemic and had to move to a small town for the only job I could find at the time. Unfortunately this town "boomed" ...
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Too little raise [duplicate]

I have been working for a company in Australia for a year now. I have achieved pretty good results in this year, and my manager has commended me in front of others several times. Today, he voluntarily ...
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New manager gave everyone a raise including new people

I have been working in retail at a store with a very high turn over rate. Recently we got a new manager. She gave everyone the a raise so we are all getting paid the same. At first I was happy, but ...
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Supervisor keeps pushing me for a promotion I do not want

My supervisor keeps asking me to do the coursework needed for a promotion. I do not plan on being at the company much longer and have no interest in the promotion. I kept putting it off, hoping he ...
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Should I ask for another raise a month since the last one?

I work entry technical support for a contracting company for a much larger well-known corporation. I was hired back in December 2020 to do the graveyard shift. I have experience in this position as I ...
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Polite way to ask if senior management will screw me over?

Summary: Senior engineer left after being lied to by the management. Soon I might be approached to fill the role. How can I ensure same bad things won't happen to me? I'm working for a division of a ...
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If I quit my job, will I lose my retroactive salary increase? [closed]

Background: I want to quit my job and leave to another company and I haven't told my current company anything yet. Everything at the new company is locked in, but the start time is flexible and they ...
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How to handle job offer with raise inside my own company

I'm currently 1 year in my job as a software developer, working as a consultant. A manager from my company (not my manager) offered me a different job, and a 6+% raise, so still inside my company but ...
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Wrong date in contract for salary raise potentially in my favor

Around two months ago I was given a raise at work which took effect at the start of 2021. However looking at the paperwork again I noticed that the start date given for the raise to take effect was ...
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Shoud I ask for a pay raise if I can't have one?

I work as a junior developer in a medium sized company in a team of 8 to 10 junior and senior developers. My performance is very high in terms of productivity and expertise. The management is aware of ...
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Being offered a promotion due to the Software Development Manager / Software Architect leaving. How do I ask for a proper raise?

Background: I work as a software engineer (C, TypeScript, PL/SQL and PHP) for a small technology company (less then 50 employees) in the Chicago area. I've been here for a year and 9 months as of ...
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