Questions tagged [salary]

For questions about fixed monetary compensation, distinct from hourly wages, piece wages, bonuses, and non-cash compensation.

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How to solicit a counter-offer when I have a bonus coming up

I received a job offer from another company recently, and I'm not sure how to proceed. All things being equal I'd like to stay at my current position but the offer is higher than my current salary. ...
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Should I ask for a raise for myself AND another manager?

Small Business of 40 employees. I am #2 person in charge (under the owner). I was given a raise a year an a half ago of 10%, however, the owner asked that I would not ask for another raise for 2 years....
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Developer entry level salary [duplicate]

Is it normal for a developer to earn $339.4 a month doing 8-5 , bear in mind I have Higher National diploma in IT, I also have advance java certificate from oracle Java SE 8, I never did web ...
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How can I prevent my current low salary from affecting future salary negotiations? [closed]

In a few more months, I will be reaching the 2nd year mark of having been in the workforce after leaving university with a BSc. Most would consider my academic credentials to be above the norm. Yet, ...
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Can an employer require a salaried employee to work a minimum number of hours in the US?

A lawyer once explained to me that, because an exempt salaried worker may be expected to work more than 40 hrs without additional compensation, the employer can expect a worker to work around 40 hrs/...
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Is it wise to ask salary raise for a company which probably would not do it?

Is it wise to ask a salary raise to your chief or just move on to another company? I am about to talk with her in a Personal Business Plan. I like being here but my salary goes under-inflation and ...
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Not been paid even after reminding the Treasurer; what should I do?

I am an independent contractor for a non-profit. I usually send my invoice to the president who ensures she pays me within a week of sending the invoice. This responsibility was moved to the Treasurer ...
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Explanation sought on a job with OTE

what does the following ( picked out from a job announcement) mean ? Salary: £30,000 OTE after 1st year + Benefits (basic £21-24K + Commission) Thank you in advance; I am curious to understand what ...
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Part time among full timers [closed]

I am the only part time engineer paid hourly at my workplace. Sometimes I work 30 hours, sometimes 50+. Anything over 40 is 1.5 times hourly rate. So sometimes I get paid more than my supervisor. I ...
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Is it wrong to justify your salary based on your colleagues' ones? [duplicate]

It’s bit lengthy but I think I need to do an introduction: Two years ago I took a job and got a contract with a certain salary that at the time seemed ok. I wasn’t sure about how much I should ask at ...
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My employer does not recognise me as a senior developer but I am working on a senior developer level [duplicate]

I'm in my 30's and work full-time as a medior developer with 2 other senior developers. I noticed that these senior developers are not better then me, we are on the same level. I fix bugs at the same ...
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Paid for sick day, how to proceed? [closed]

I was ill one of the days this month, so should have had that days pay deducted but I havent. I received my payslip today. How do I go about a telling my boss? Unsure how to structure my email to him....
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Applying for a new job; how to avoid company contacting current employer?

I'm applying for a new job in an effort to get a higher salary by means of new employment with a new company or having my current company match the offer. I don't want any prospective employers to ...
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What should I do about pay disparity? [duplicate]

I just started a software job right out of school and have only been here a couple months. I found out another new hire with my same title and similar academic background (statistics for me, cognitive ...
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My employer is refusing to give me the pay that was advertised after an internal job move

I have moved jobs internally and was told by the manager who posted the job I would be paid £50k per annum and that is also what was advertised. Now after starting the job they have finally sent a ...
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How to research pay rates per document?

Today I found a job posting for an RFP writer which asks us for our payment/compensation expectations. They pay per Proposal completed. I'm not familiar enough with the job to know how many hours ...
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Is my employer paying me fairly? Going from 1099 to W2

I've been working as a 1099 employee for about 2.5 years on a side gig for $20/hr and now the company has to switch me to W2 at the same $20/hr rate. Shouldn't there be about a 20% change between ...
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Is it best practice to inform a potential offer of another? If so, when and how?

I'm a technical writer. I received a contingent job offer letter for a position I am interested in and will pay well. The offer will likely be formally extended after our scheduled in person ...
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Asking for raise [duplicate]

I'm working at a global company as a network engineer since January. The other week my manager said to me: "I have a very odd question to you. Do you think you get enough salary? I looked around on ...
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Pay if quitting a new job [closed]

I worked 3 days at a new job, and then I had to call in and quit, as my daughter ended ill in another city, and I went there. Do they have to pay me?
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Expressing gratitude for a raise

I love my job but I've been looking at other opportunities because I know I'm underpaid. A few months ago, my manager had a very open conversation with me about how much the company values me & ...
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Manager offered a salary range

I am interning at a startup; my internship ends in a month. I was recently called in by my manager and offered a full time position as I have already graduated. In addition, he gave me a range of the ...
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Sending a photo of my bank account card to the future employer

I accepted a job offer for a student support position in a major bank in Austria. As expected, they require me to send some documentation before I start working there. What surprised me is that they ...
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Re-negotiate salary once I earn my diploma

I had a job interview a month ago. I signed my employment contract two weeks ago and I will officially start on September 9th. I passed my last exams last week and I will soon be graduating as an IT ...
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Asking for higher salary after I increased my initial figure [closed]

I did a job interview and the hiring manager said the salary range is between $35,000 and $60,000, she asked for my salary expectations I said $38,000 (I currently earn $30,000). After the call I ...
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How to deal with counter offer from potential employer? [closed]

It's an unprofessional experience of me: I accepted and signed offer with company A (dream company) for $X. Company B came in later, knowing I already signed another company, offered me $1.25X ...
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Former company claiming I have their property

I just left a company and they are sending a message claiming I have a iPad of theirs that I must return or they will invoice me for the cost and deduct it from my final pay. I do not have their iPad ...
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How should I ask for higher pay based on performance?

Context: This summer I got a summer job as a junior developer with the promise to continue as a part time while I finish my masters at the university. I was hired with another student from the same ...
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Is it rude to tell recruiters I would only change jobs for a better salary?

I am happy with my current job. However, recruiters message me from time to time with career opportunities. Is it rude to tell the recruiter that given my satisfaction with the current job, I would ...
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Should workplace pay you for time taken to read employee handbook?

Especially during the on boarding process there is a lot of paper work to fill out. At some companies I worked for this is done during the work day and is paid for. Other companies just send all the ...
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Asking what my current salary is during interviews as a recent graduate

I've been through several job interviews and in all of them they ask: what are you on right now? (How much are you getting paid?). My college friends (also recently graduated like me) tell me the same ...
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Should one tell their boss before looking for a new position, if one feel hard to replace and underpaid?

I just had my salary negotiation yesterday and my chief said my performance this year was great, I fit well with the team, they didn't expect that, etc... Yet I will not get any raise this year. I ...
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Job change; is this salary increase worth changing? [closed]

I wanted to see if a 17.64% salary increase is worth changing jobs? Keeping in mind the benefits are about the same. Thanks. I really need to know if it’s worth making the job change.
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A polite way to quote salary expectation for a new job (senior/managerial)

I am in conversation with the CEO of a profitable software services based organization for one of the senior position. I'd be directly reporting to him in the job. During one of the final interview ...
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Late payment/Boss seems like a pathological liar/Payment raise [closed]

I've come to the UK not a long ago (March 2019), and back then we had a small team (around 4 people). The other team members all left, over constant payment delays, so I ended up alone at the office ...
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My Salary is higher compared to other employees with the same responsibilities

Recently, I was hired in a stable and internationally-based company that has wonderful opportunities. Actually, I had a decent freelance job when they emailed me about the opportunity. I was not ...
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Is it considered as work to prepare his salary negotiation?

I am going to have my next salary negotiation in the next week. As I want to be ready and have good arguments, I started to prepare sales analysis, and other data I find relevant for my negotiation. ...
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Salary for full stack web developer in germany [duplicate]

I'm working in Germany (Lower Saxony) as a web developer, using mainly PHP (but also everything else like MySQL, JS, CSS and so on). I studied in Germany, got the Bachelor degree and now have 12 ...
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I was mistakenly sent coworkers' salary information

I asked for a document and was inadvertently sent my information - along with the rest of my coworkers and my managers. It’s everyone's salary and commission structure, so I was rather surprised that ...
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My shift got cancelled, someone wants to explain the reason by phone; how should I take it?

I work for a few different marketing agencies. They get contracts with different clients to promote their products in retail stores. For a month I had been scheduled to work a particular shift that I ...
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Starting salary fresh out of University [closed]

I will be finishing my B. Sc. in about 2 months. I started looking for an entry level position. But i am not sure how i start about negotiating a starting Salary, in what level one can negotiate. I ...
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Previous salary as part of background check

I'm in the process of getting a new job. I just received the offer letter, which was accompanied by an authorization form for a background check. The background check authorization form was pretty ...
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Compensation question on exit survey

I've accepted an offer at a new company, and will be making about 40% more than I currently do. The exit survey from my current employer asks, "if you don't mind sharing," what company I'm going to ...
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Being paid less than a “junior” colleague [duplicate]

I'm a senior developer and team lead that's been with my company since leaving college. I've recently found that a colleague, who was hired last year as a senior engineer (so a step below me ...
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Was it really unprofessional of me to leave without asking for a raise first?

I've just given notice to my current job for a new position which offered near triple my current salary ($37k as a software engineer). I knew that I was underpaid when I took the job but as a previous ...
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Answering questions about salary expectations [duplicate]

In the last few weeks, I have been applying like crazy as I am desperate to leave my awful current job as soon as possible. I had a telephone interview with one recruiter some days ago and was asked ...
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Combating age discrimination as a 17 year old [closed]

Recently I've been getting a serious jump on my professional career now having worked at a Fortune 50 company last summer and currently working for a company which IPO'd a month ago. I've recently ...
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Can I ask to be paid in equity?

Say I have a job offer from a company. They say they'll pay me X dollars a month. Can I negotiate to be paid fewer dollars but instead some equity? Is it appropriate to even ask? Does the answer to ...
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Employer not paying salary and bonus promised

I was recruited last November in a young company. The CEO promised to give me a raise as soon as I could demonstrate that I can add value. He also promised to give me the difference between the base ...
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Employer wants me to sign a wage acknowledgement form annually

Each year since 2015 the HR department at my company has asked all employees to sign a form similar to this Notice and Acknowledgement of Pay Rate and Payday Under Section 195.1 of the New York State ...