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Questions tagged [salary]

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

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Getting paid lower than the required minimum by law [closed]

Recently my company applied for my work visa and I see that my salary which they reported in "Labor condition Application for Nonimmigrant workers" to be more than what I actually get paid. Upon ...
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How to value a job with varied responsibilities?

I've been at my current position about nine months. I have the chance to negotiate my pay soon and I want to know how to decide what my job is worth. I'm doing a mix between software engineering, ...
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Net salary in Germany for programmers [migrated]

I got an offers as a freelancer to work from Germany (the company is not German but I will live in Germany when I'll work for them). Since I'll be a freelancer in need to give them an hourly rate for ...
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How to decline to sign a contract after having already done the work?

Sometimes I do temporary work through staffing agencies. It's happened on a few occasions that they present me with "paper work to fill out" after the work has ended and before I receive pay. ...
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Bonus calculation: Am I making a mountain out of a molehill?

Every manager in my company gets a yearly bonus, based on past year performance. The bonus can range from 0% to 200% of a month's salary. The main catch is that there is a fixed budget for each ...
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How to follow up on a promised raise, if at all?

I took an internal position a year-and-a-half ago that has changed immensely in scope and far more demanding in technical skill over time. The salary I accepted was OK for the role I took, but is now ...
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When company doesn’t achieve targets I am blamed by my boss. Our monthly targets are set up very high

I joined my present company 6 years ago. I had to join without any options as my residency was getting over (my home country is India), and only this company provided it. We started with monthly ...
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Salary overtime and PTO on the same week [closed]

I just want to know if there is anything that I can specifically reference online with regards to the following. Employee is salaried. Employee worked overtime in a single week: over 30 hour shift ...
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Defamatory remarks about parents in office premises and outside [closed]

I worked in a bank in India with my elder brother holding the same post(s) throughout our career. We worked first as clerks, second computer operators (A&B), third special assistants (officers ...
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Offer Letter included employment termination date which had passed

I work for several staffing/marketing agencies. My job is to go to retail location to demonstrate/sample products to increase awareness and ultimately increase sales. Last year I was hired by a ...
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Is it rude to compare specific benefits during a salary negotiation?

I will be negotiating salary soon, and I THINK the salary range will be a nice increase for me, but I will lose some strong benefits. Is it impolite to be specific and compare benefits during the ...
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Considering leaving a job after 6 months after refusing to negotiate a promised salary raise

I started working at my company 6 months ago and although I wasn't enthusiastic about the salary, I was promised that I'll get a chance to revisit the matter and renegotiate my salary after the review ...
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Should I negotiate an increase after being skipped on this years raise cycle?

This is my first time asking on stack, so I appreciate any help. Here's my situation: I was hired as junior software engineer right out of college, where I was basically on a 1 year trial period in ...
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Can TVöD table in Germany be used as comparison for salary negotiation?

The TVöD table is used only for state jobs, as far as I understand. Can this table be used as reference for realistic salary expectations (as a Software Developer) or is it way too high or way too low ...
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Asking interviewer for salary range for position

Is it a good idea to ask an interviewer what the salary range is for a position after you told them your current salary? If so, how would you approach doing this?
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Self-employed and messed up a client's brochure, should I still bill them?

I have been self-employed for 2 years and most of my work is in web development/general IT. I mostly work for small businesses and sometimes they need extra things like graphic design. Often my ...
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How can I deal with my CEO asking me to hire someone with a higher salary than me, a co-founder? [closed]

I'm the technical co-founder/CTO of a B2B startup. I created the product, our design, etc 6 years ago. Our board hired a CEO 4 years ago and they've been trying to get VC funding since they joined. ...
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Can an employee salary be more than their manager's

I wonder if someone more qualified than his/her manager can be paid more. Is it customary/expected and/or a rule stating that a manager should have a better salary than all of their subordinates?
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“Keep 75% of your hourly cost”

I went to an interview with a software consulting firm, and found out from their website that they offer the possibility of the employee keeping 65-75% (grows with years of employment) of the cost to ...
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Possibly converting from intern to full time. When / if to ask about pay?

My internship ends beginning of June and my boss John has put in the request to move me from an intern to a full time position yesterday. John's boss, bob, has emailed me mentioning that in two weeks ...
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Pay raises while having stock options [duplicate]

Say you're an early employee at a startup, and have been granted stock options (representing under 1% of equity). How should you approach the topic of pay raises? Should you just ask for a small bump,...
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Linking Performance to Payment without destroying teams

Our company is in the middle of creating a new interdisciplinary team. Our boss for the interdisciplinary team is planning to restructure the way People are being promoted/paid. He does not want to ...
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What are my career options after working as a software engineer in a non profit? [closed]

To give you some context, I have been working in a non profit for the past one year. I joined it because a) It was a cause I believed in and wanted to be a part of solution and not just a feature ...
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Is it appropriate ask for a raise three months after getting hired?

I am a fresh graduate and I got hired for a testing position. On the job advertisement, the starting salary was 850€. Three months later the advertisement now says that the starting salary is 1000€ on ...
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What's the point of asking previous salary of an applicant?

In India I don't know why but most of the HR person usually ask about previous pay. What's the point of asking this? This is not duplicate of How to respond to a direct ask of salary earned and ...
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Am I required to give employer my bank account info?

I did a one-time contract gig for a company (a few hours of work), and the company insists that I send them my direct deposit information for payment, including an authorization to make deductions ...
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How do I delay one job offer long enough, so I can evaluate it against another job offer for a separate position in the same company? [duplicate]

I will be interviewed by two separate positions (similar job roles but serving different verticals of the business) for the same employer in South East Asia. (Employer is a fast-growing unicorn/tech ...
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Store closed before my scheduled shift ended (twice)

As part of my work I go to various retail locations to promote and demonstrate products. Normally this work is done as a contractor but the particular agency considers me as an employee. I got ...
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Salary negotiation interview phase, already sold myself short

I have an interview next week with a new company. I just talked to a recruiter from the company this morning and he asked me what salary I was expecting. I didn’t hesitate for a second and blurted out ...
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How can I recover from too high salary expectations through follow up email?

I recently had a phone interview, where the recruiter told that my salary expectations were too high. I responded in the phone call saying that I was willing to negotiate. Would it be wise to ...
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Boss fired me and is begging for me to come back - how much of a raise is reasonable? [closed]

To make a long story short, I was fired last week from my software engineering job for repeatedly coming in to work late (9:30 instead of 9). Today my boss called me to say that he feels he made a ...
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I wasn't paid what my salary letter promised, but didn't realize until much later. What now?

Two years ago, my boss handed me my first annual salary adjustment letter. It was a substantial increase, retroactive to the beginning of the year. I filed it away. I noticed a pay bump, but because ...
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Should I accept more responsibility when being granted a raise I asked because I felt underpaid?

7 months ago I landed a job as a web developer for a specific technology, it payed a little bit under the market average for the position. When I started in the new place I noticed the methodologies ...
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Does not getting a pay raise signal for something to come…?

So I've had a talk with my manager and lead and they determined I wasn't getting a pay raise due to communication. My current job is remote and so as my manager and lead. During my review, they've ...
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Being repeatedly ignored for a raise when close to retirement

I have been with my employer for 18 years now. In the last 15 months, my work load has doubled, I have completed multiple projects as requested by management & am basically doing the same job as ...
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Advice when pitching a day rate to maximize billable time

I read an article for contractors/freelancers about how to calculate a day rate, vs hourly rate. The advice was focused on how to make sure the freelancer is charging enough and provided a few tips to ...
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Will I accrue holidays whilst working notice? [closed]

I am leaving my current position and working 4 weeks' notice. Last day of employment will be 22nd March. Holiday year runs 1st Jan -> 31st Dec Notice handed in 25th Feb I have been told I will have ...
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Pointing out small pay discrepancy as contractor

I work for a few different contracting agencies and have had a very good relationship with one of them. Recently, they hadn't paid me for over a month and when I contacted them they solved the problem....
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What company will do, if I send their offer letter to another company [closed]

I got offer from company A with 100% hike of current salary. I got second offer from company B with 50% hike of current salary. During salary negotiation with company B, I have sent the company A ...
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Confess slacking off due to lack of work and lost of motivation

TL;DR How do I tactfully apologize for slacking off and express my willingness to set things straight again, without sounding like it was completely my fault? After that, how do I approach the topic ...
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Financial problems with my company sometimes delays my pay - must I quit? [closed]

I have a job as a TI engineer in a small company. I'm well paid and I learn and do a lot of things that other TI engineers don't. I'm really happy here but for several reasons, over the last year the ...
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what determines salary in a software company [closed]

Is it true that the price of software sold directly correlates with the salaries of IT employees (Mainly tech and sales)?
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Can I still negotiate a job offer if HR is stonewalling the department head?

I'm a college senior and I'm applying for my first full-time position. I recently got an offer for around $70k for a data analyst position. HR initially told me that the salary was negotiable, so I ...
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Expecting annual salary increase [closed]

This is my 3rd year in my current company and in my last 2 years I got annual salary increase even if it's not included in my contract or we don't even talked about this during my application. So now ...
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Asking for a higher salary after internship at another company

I work as a student in a renowned E-commerce company as a software developer. As I’m still studying, I am obliged to do an internship for a whole semester. I’ve chosen to apply in other companies and ...
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Appropriate use of leverage

I've been job hunting for a few weeks since getting stuck with a strange VP and being mislead with salary changes. I have a few offers that are starting to show up, but in the middle of all my ...
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Asking for a 50% raise because underpaid for years [closed]

I'm 29, hired into current engineering firm 3 years ago with 2 years of experience prior. Due to the quality of the firm and number of applicants against me, I decided to offer coming on with a lower ...
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Dealing with late payment

Lately, I been getting paid late. I asked a question about it here, but it has been 1-2 late now every month, while contract say "last date of each month and if weekend fall on the last date, the last ...
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Is it a wise decision if I switch companies with higher base salary but higher cost of living? [closed]

For the last 6 months, I've been a full stack developer in a small company that pays quite poorly. But I live with my parents, so I don't really have much financial responsibilities. I was offered a ...
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Employer asked to leave first, then gave 6 months to improve [closed]

My friend work in a small size software company - 15 employees(lets say X) went through a strange situation today, he was asked first by the employer (Lets say Boss B) that If he can leave the company ...