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Questions tagged [salary]

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

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I'm looking for ideas and suggestions for an ideal to create programming company?

I'm looking for ideas and suggestions for an ideal to create programming company? How to treat the programmer to make him/her comfortable in the company? Salary, commission, bonus etc .. I would ...
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My previous employer made me leave my job, afterwards called it termination/expulsion and my salary is still not paid

Time line of events : December : Joined A startup as a team lead. January : Got paid late for December month salary at 10th January instead of last payment date 15th. Got paid in half and another ...
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Tech startup offer may entail unpaid labor for a while — how to proceed?

I'm scheduled for an interview with a data analytics startup that may not initially pay a salary. I tried to check their website, but it's not even set up yet. This is around the Silicon Valley area,...
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Looking to transition to a new role that lets me work remotely, but the position is a lower rate [closed]

My situation is a bit complex. Because my wife has moved to another state for her work, I want to be able to join her, but I don't want to leave my current employer. I've requested the ability to work ...
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I need guidance on what monthly salary to ask for a full-time job based on my hourly rate as a freelancer [closed]

I want to know how to calculate a fixed salary based on my hourly rate. (because I regularly work on a hourly rate, but I might consider full-time positions) I don't need an exact figure, just some ...
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Boredom, lack of projects, search for new opportunity

Currently I work for a small software development company. I have been working for this company for 2 years. The "software development team" consists of me and another colleague, in other words the ...
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Can I renegotiate my salary as the offer letter signed was 4 months back

I have been working as a contractor in a company in the US from last 1.6 years. Around 6 months back, they offered me a full-time role. I gladly agreed as I like the company and wanted to continue ...
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My manager wont increase my salary as promised [closed]

I live in Turkey. I am a software engineer with 4 years experience. I joined my company about 1.5 year ago. My manager and I talked about my salary which was very low he offered me at first. He ...
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Reported to HR for talking about salary offer?

I already know about the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 that basically prohibits companies from saying you are not allowed to talk about salary with coworkers, but my situation may not be ...
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Is it wrong to peek at a colleague's paycheck?

As a background story, I am part of the IT personnel at the company. The company wants to create a system to automate the invoicing and billing process using our internal system, because at the ...
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as longest employee the stock grants offered does not reflect tenure as my boss had promised

I have worked for my employer for 7 years and have stuck with the company transitions and tough times when everyone else has left. My boss has said to me many times I would be receiving stock grants ...
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What salary range should I ask for an OPT opportunity? [duplicate]

I am an international student in Computer Science in the Los Angeles area. As I am graduating for my Master's Degree, I am planning to start working with an OPT, Optional Practical Training (full-time)...
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Is it okay to refuse entirely to answer “desired salary” question?

I am finishing up a graduate degree and am looking for my first full-time job. I recently had a second interview (Skype) with a place I'm interested in and the interviewer asked me what my desired ...
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Offering Less Than What Was Advertised [closed]

I just accepted a job but still have a question. Online salary range was saying 55K with a minimum associate degree and they are willing to train the person they will hire. After two long interviews,...
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For the same payrate, what difference exist between employees and contractors in terms of tax [closed]

This may sound silly but I think I may be under a misunderstanding. I understand that employers don't take off tax from a contractor, so they need to do it themselves. If employers take off tax for ...
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Promotion has been dangled like a carrot on a stick, time to move out and up? [closed]

I’ve been working at my current job as a GIS analyst for 3 months shy of 5 years, before that I was a GIS manager at the state level for 3 years and I have my M.S. in my field. I am in charge of ...
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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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My colleagues earn 1.5 times more money than I. How do I increase my salary? [duplicate]

A year ago I got relocated to the UK from the Netherlands and continued in the same company(in one of the big 4). As I was happy to have a job in my host country I accepted the salary of 38.500. Which ...
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HR told me what what the maximum salary I could expect, can I still try to negotiate that or is that disrespectful?

Got contacted by a company which wants to recruit me. I an had phone call from HR who told me "to avoid wasting both of us time, this is the maximum salary we can give you". I have good reasons to ...
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How appropriate is it to ask for a raise while possibly quitting the job soon?

Context : I work in two companies, and I'm thinking about leaving the first one to have more time to focus on learning new technologies and a new language for the foreign country I'm planning to live ...
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How would you approach asking for money for freelance work while working for the current employer?

A bit of context: I'm employed as a software developer at a moderately sized IT firm. In my freetime, I do freelance videography work. The internal marketing departement is quite small and only have ...
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Should I request a lower raise to avoid a health-insurance premium raise threshold?

At my company, per-year health-insurance premiums increase by $1044 once a salary is greater than or equal to A. A does not seem to change with time, and it is the highest value where a premium ...
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How to handle being asked to automate jobs as a temp worker

I have been working as a temporary worker at a large ($13+ billion/yr) company for some time now. My job is a typical $15/hr office job where I do paperwork, place orders and bill people. At some ...
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As an outsourced employee, is it reasonable to ask for benefits that regular employees have on business trips?

I work for company A. My company outsources 10-15 people (including myself) to company B. I go to a business trip to a foreign country as the only person from company A (there are a few people from ...
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Paid level one salary, held accountable for level three performance

I was hired by a company, I'm a programmer, and they brought me in under the title of Engineer. Historically, I've been called a developer, and I tend to consider myself a developer. While at my ...
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Should the provision of year end bonus in a job be mentioned in the Job contract?

Rephrased the Question for clearer understanding So after a series of successful interviews with a German company in Munich. I was first communicated a job offer through email with Salary = X Base ...
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Should I enforce the rules or show sympathy? [closed]

I am employed by the traffic police and we are supposed to implement traffic rules. One day I found a man on a motorbike violating the rules. He was not wearing a helmet. I stopped him and asked for ...
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How to position asking for a raise as a board level director with small dividends

I've been in my current role in a small business in the UK for over 10 years. It was a startup, for which I worked the first few months for no wage, building up to the point where I was receiving the ...
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How to tell a colleague that I want to stop sharing the ride?

A few months ago, we hired a new temporary worker, Joe. Joe does not have a car so I offered to share the ride with him 4 times per day, which is about 45 km daily. I asked for 4€/day. Joe's salary ...
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Why do job applications ask for desired salary? What are the consequences of giving a number too low or too high?

This is similar to this question: How can I determine a reasonable salary to ask for?, but I think it's asking different questions. I'm still in college and applying to jobs, so I'm a little thrown ...
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Is this right way of calculating daily rate based on annual salary in UK

I started working for a company with salary of X per annum. Now that I started in the last part of month. Now when I got paid after 1 month + 5 working days, they calculated my 5 days extra pay based ...
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Creating a Website as a Beginner. Costs Calculating for the Customer [closed]

I've got an "offer" to create a Website with an ecommerce Shop. I did not work much in the Webdevelopment and the customer asked me of course how much it will cost. I replied that I've to calculate it ...
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Salary auctions - what are pros and cons? [closed]

I don't remember the book from which I've got this example. Here is the rough gist of it. Long time ago, a man was reselling cars and making a big profit from it. He was gathering several ...
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Got matching offer from company I want to work for. Should I ask for a raise? [closed]

I am working as Junior Developer in a small company, with 6 months experience. Recently, I applied for a job in field I want to specialize in, and declared my expectations as its salary cap (which ...
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Bait and switch? [closed]

I had a phone screen with a small franchise company during which the owner among many other things said that I will start around 12 but have a pay bump up to 14/hr after 30 days as long as I didn't ...
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After completing interviews how to answer the salary question?

I need some assistance with how to approach the salary discussion in a new job application for a permanent role. Note, this is a direct application and there is no recruiter in the middle. Background:...
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Currently intern, what to do *now* to negotiate a better salary when being offered permanent position? [duplicate]

Background I transitioned into web development. Because I had no relevant experience, I accepted a 4-month internship in a company, with the aim of getting tenured. (It was made clear from the ...
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How should I ask for an increment in my salary, when the owner of the company is my friend?

I have been working in a Software House of my friend for the past 3 years and still working there. Everything is fine and job is also amazing but there is one problem, I have worked there for 3 years ...
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Promoted, Demoted, And Working Under Unreliable Management [closed]

TL;DR: I was hired as a receptionist, with hopes to be promoted. After a year of thriving at the position, I was promoted. Now they are losing the new receptionist, and want to bring me back to my old ...
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Should I leave the job for which I am not competent? [closed]

As I said in the title I got the job but I know I am not competent for this job because I do not have enough knowledge about this job. I feel like I stole the job from someone who is eligible for the ...
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Should I Inform the interviewer that I have already joined somewhere, but still considering them before the final onsite round?

I have joined a new company while the interview process was going on for the other company. The other company is located in a foreign country, so the interview process took some time. They have ...
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Can a contract require a contractor to not disclose their pay (in the USA) [closed]

My friend says that she's signed a contract that prohibits her from disclosing how much the contract is for. She's playing piano in a show, if that makes a difference. Is this legal? I know employees ...
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Salary expectation and negotiation after a gap in career

I am an Indian female who was into software development for quite a few years and later took a break of six years. I plan to come back to the industry now. I have learnt the latest technologies that ...
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How should I deal with an employee who is stealing from the cash counter?

I own a pharmacy, and I have an employee who has been working for me for the past 5 years. However, he has recently started stealing money from the cash counter. Maybe he thinks that I will not ...
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How to ask for a monthly commission instead of per change fee?

Someone - let's call him Bob - contacted me a little more than a year ago to create a solution to automate his business, this solution has been working great for Bob, it makes his job easier and I ...
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How to get rid of guilty, sad feeling after resigning and taking back resignation 3 days later? [closed]

I resigned from my company a week back as I got an opportunity from a company in Munich, Germany without doing much research about Munich and the Company where I am applying. But two days later I ...
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Should I volunteer for a pay cut?

I work for a very small software shop (2 employees) and was brought in when they were awarded a large project 2 years back. At that time I was offered a pay that is higher than the industry as the ...
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Should I ask for a pay raise for employees I manage?

I talked with one of my team members about another guy who is quitting. During the talk, he mentioned that it might be because there was no pay raise for the past 2 years. These guys (one who I was ...
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Average salary hike in Germany for IT consultants [closed]

I work in a small consulting firm as a Senior IT consultant in the automotive branch since the past one year. During this time, I have taken up several responsibilities in the team. I can say that I ...
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PTO (Hourly employee) and starting a new job

On January 7th, 2019, I am starting a new job. However, before this happened, I had already booked time off from December 21st, 2018 until January 4th, 2019. The company I work for does not have a ...