Questions tagged [salaried-pay]

A form of payment where you receive a fixed compensation regardless of the number of hours you work. This is different than receiving compensation specifically for the hours you work.

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When can I negotiate a raise? [closed]

I work for the state therefore when I was hired I was assigned a pay rate with no negotiations. In the range I was told, the higher would be ok but the lower not so much so I risked it and accepted ...
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Is it beneficial to take a supervisory role for experience despite a pay cut? [closed]

I work as a medical technologist (clinical laboratory scientist) in a large hospital lab and a supervisory role has opened at my workplace. The problem is that the position would result in a pay cut. ...
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Overtime vs Pay Cut (California) (40-45 hours)

I was under the impression that M-F 9am-5pm was 40 hours of work but my boss is now changing it to 8am-5pm which is 45 hours but at the same weekly rate. What does California workplace laws say about ...
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How to deal with employee that I expect will not accept proposed pay rise?

Our annual salary reviews are upcoming and I've been told by my manager that it will be a 2-3% increase across the board with a few additional percent for high performers. I have a member in my team ...
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How to ask for unpaid salary after resignation

I gave 1 month's notice in my resignation letter. I finally resigned from the company but didn't receive salary the work day after resignation. I asked a former colleague who had resigned previously ...
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How should I cover my back when my company is unorganized? Specifically with updated contracts/documentation for raises and bonises

TL;DR I have had raises but no updated contract/official documentation, only communications via Slack. A little background: I have been working at this company for around 9 months now and in that ...
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Deductions and Salary… Asking the boss for an adjustment

Recently because of some conditions of the country (China) and taxes etc. my FINAL salary now is less than the previous year (around 20% less). I talked with the HR department and after some ...
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My employer is offering a guaranteed payrise in exchange for guaranteed continued employment

I am a full-time employee, and my employer has extended me the offer of a new contract, should I wish to accept it, which offers a guaranteed pay rise, in exchange for an additional clause which ...
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How to respond to request for desired salary for a junior software engineer role after an interview, and how to determine the number?

I just had a job interview for what would be my first full-time job (as a junior back-end engineer in Munich - prior to this I was studying at an engineering school 'Epita'). During the interview I ...
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Inter-office non-billable travel time

Assume a consulting firm (employer) has salaried, exempt consultants (employees), and has a policy that clients are not billed for travel time if they are within a 50 mile radius of the home office. ...
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Salary in foreign currency [closed]

What happens to one's salary when the value of the foreign currency falls against the currency of the country of which one is a citizen of & where one is currently working and permanently reside ...
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Is it reasonable to be paid hourly for a normally salaried position?

A company I'm prospecting has many employees who work more than 40 hours per week (from what I've surveyed, the average is 45-55), and very regularly. However, the position that I would be filling is ...
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How can I become a contractor for a company I already work for full-time?

I am kind of an odd position where I am looking for supplemental income, it isn't that I am not being paid enough, but rather I am trying to better prepare for the future, and prepare for a debt free ...
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How to guarantee commitments made by email appear in a contract?

I got a job offer after a successful interview - I then got an email stating that the pay will start at £30k for one month, due to the company wanting to avoid higher recruiter fees. After 5 months it ...
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What is the best thing to do if the agreed salary set by you and team leader is not the same on the new contract?

I talked with my team leader and asked for a salary raise. We agreed on the amount of X Euros. When the new contract came the salary on the paper was X-25 Euros. I know that 25 Euros is not that ...
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How much hidden costs are there with permanent roles vs contractors?

I work as a contractor in IT, and it works very nicely for me (able to claim laptops, training, home office expenses and offsetting my mortgage with money set aside for tax etc). However recently I ...
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Exempt 'Computer Professional' in criteria in California?

While looking into tax exemption requirements, I came across an article that seems to indicate software developers required to work over 40 hours/week either need to be paid overtime as an hourly ...
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Can 1099 contractor receive per diem and car allowance? [closed]

As a W2 worker for a US company, my monthly pay was divided into 3 quantities: $X in salary, $Y in per diem, and $Z in car allowance. The benefit was that I would only pay tax on the salary, so my ...
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How does changing an employee from salary to hourly benefit an employer?

I am what the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) considers a "learned professional" and I meet all 3 of the requirements for being exempt (annual salary). For those who don't know, the FLSA sets the ...
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Salaried Employee Being Dinged For Tardiness

I am a salaried employee, scheduled to work 8-5, M-F, and one Sunday a month for month-end closing. I typically will arrive for work between 7:58 and 8:04. On really, really, bad days, sometimes ...
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Below Industry Average Pay and Extra Work Taking Away From Personal Time [duplicate]

I work at a company that under pays me by 30% of the industry average according to Glass Door and Stack Overflow salaries. I used my skills and years of experience to find this. I even checked by ...
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How to approach boss about payrise after offer from another company, after he already raise once [duplicate]

I received an interesting offer from another company in another city, which pays around £10k a year more than my current job. I like my current job and I am fairly good at it, and my boss knows. ...
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Offered to move from an hourly employee to salaried employee [closed]

My supervisor asked me to convert my compensation from an hourly employee to a salaried one. I am in dilemma if I should accept this or not. I am an IT professional and overseeing a fairly large ...
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How can I bring up an overtime issue after having already accepted the offer?

I've been a part-time employee for 6 months at a small software company that has just signed a bunch of significant contracts over a broader scope than we were prepared. After several failed attempts ...
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Ineligible for paid holiday [duplicate]

I'am a salaried exempt employee and I gave my 2 weeks notice with a November 24th as a last day. Some plans came up so I requested the 24th off work. My HR manager sent me an email stating that I may ...
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How to complain to my boss about late payments

I have been working in a company for a year now and never had any problems with payments before. On the last day of each month we have received our payments (not even a day late). For the last few ...
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Should I opt for a contract to hire (trial) period as a negotiation tactic for a higher salary in a permanent role?

I received an offer for a permanent role at a new company for what would effectively be a lateral move from my current position. I'm inclined to accept as it appears to be better for cultural fit and ...
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How can I get my salary after leaving and boss delaying and being unable to guarantee payment? [closed]

I left my job last Friday (25th). The day I was supposed to get paid. My boss sat me down and said he'd be able to get it to me by the 31st (he's been late previously and has paid, so I took his word ...
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Negotiate for higher salary at the end of a contract period

I'm about to start a contract-to-hire position at a new company. During the four-month contract period, I will technically be an employee of the recruiting agency who found me for the position at an ...
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What should a newly “exempt” employee expect? [closed]

What should someone expect when being an exempt employee for the first time in the US? At first it sounded great (better pay, flexibility), but after doing a bit of research it sounds like exempt ...
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My employer discovered they have been paying me wrong [closed]

The head of payroll at my company just discovered that they have been paying me the incorrect amount for the past few months and that they owe me money. He says that they will issue a check next month ...
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Expected Pay Range in Job Applications [closed]

I am a recent graduate still looking for a permanent job while working remotely for several companies from home. During the job search process, there are many employers that ask how much pay I'll ...
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Raise causes me to lose pay

I recently received a raise at work, but I'm now taking home less pay. This is due to our medical insurance plan. It's tier based and apparently my meager $283 / year increase has now caused me to ...
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Hourly tracking in a salaried position - how to do peaceful protest?

I am a full time salaried employee (ie. my contract states I am payed a fixed annual amount, for minimum number of hours a week) for a medium-sized company, working as the sole tech lead for a major ...
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what does “per annum OTE” mean? [duplicate]

I came across a "customer service and sales adviser" job vacancy (which is supposed to be direct marketing) online, and for the pay it says "From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum OTE". does this mean I ...
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How to have a “I'm underpaid” conversation with senior management without making it seem a threat? [duplicate]

My job role is "senior developer" but I am also a software architect, database developer and internal It consultant. I recently underwent an exercise with HR to get my job description redone and had ...
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How do you replace key employees when you don't have the budget?

I am a project manager in a tech start up and a key colleague is leaving over pay, where I have not been given the budget to properly replace him. Boss wants me to replace an experienced hire with an ...
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How to approach situation where my workplace has me marked as exempt when I should be nonexempt?

I'm a Software Engineer in California, and I am paid salary. As far as I can tell, legally, even while salaried, I would have to earn over 88K to be allowed to be exempt and not be paid overtime. (...
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Final paycheck - salaried employee pay calc done with hourly rate [closed]

I left my job yesterday. Today, I got my final paycheck and found the number to be hugely different (lower) than what I expected. I am told they used an hourly rate - so 9*8* is what I got. However, ...
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Salary Compensation Practices

Currently, I work for a company that gave me a written letter of offer (a few months ago) that stated expressly: You will be eligible to receive the following beginning on your first day: ...
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Salary Raise after 6 months [duplicate]

During the interview process when negotiating my salary and ontract my employer advised that my salary could be increased after 6 months depending on performance. Should I go about asking whether this ...
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International payroll transfer is not arriving after 2 weeks and I don't know what to do

I work remotely for an international company, they always pay me via international wire and it takes between 1 and 2 days to arrive. The latest payment was sent over a couple of weeks ago, my local ...
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What should I do when my employer stopped paying me without informing/discussing with me during my leave when I worked remotely? [closed]

My situation is that I am a full time student and in the meanwhile I have a job that allows me to work remotely most of the time and only come in to the office once or twice a week. I am not from the ...
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Regular delay in payments - 401k, etc [closed]

I hope this is a valid question. My company doesn't contribute anything to my 401K plan but allows all employees to contribute to one. However, almost always the payment into my 401k plan is delayed ...
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Is there a difference in pay between horizontals for the same resource? [closed]

A colleague who was in a core product creation software team in our company is being moved to the software services team (not because of performance issues, but because they saw that she had family ...
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UK - Does my employer have to pay for my work during my notice period?

I recently handed in my notice after accepting a job offer from a competitor for a significant pay rise (although that wasn't my only reason for leaving). The notice period at my current place of ...
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Bonus Calculations [closed]

According to our company (UAE based company) policy yearly bonus given on below mentioned formula 60% of employees performance + 40% company growth My basic salary is 9540 and our company have ...
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Ending contract prematurely due to inconsistent pay

I work in a vibrant startup. I love the culture, I love the environment. But recently the company I'm in ran into a financial problem, and it hit my payroll. At first I just get downpayments to my ...
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Back pay for furlough deductions

My current employer has instituted 5 furlough days for this year (2016). Rather than choosing to not pay employees on the scheduled outage days, they have are deducting a small amount from every ...
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What are effective methods to push back on salary for a promotion to an exempt position when you have some leverage? [duplicate]

I've been working in my current job for 7 months now, as a call center employee. My title has been "Team Lead". I've spent the majority of that time designing, deploying, and maintaining reports, ...