Questions tagged [salary]

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

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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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How do companies measure percentage of salary reduction based on short-term or long-term disability? [closed]

Background: I've earned X (the market standard) as a senior software developer when I was healthy. After suffering an RSI-related health issue, I pursued a masters degree in Machine Learning and am on ...
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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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How can I find a job that pays me for the value that I bring?

I’ve spent some time self-reflecting recently, and I have felt underpaid for the work that I do for a while, but I have been having trouble finding a job that pays what I am worth. How can I convince ...
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How to select a good starting salary after working in a position I felt over-qualified for?

When finishing up college a few years ago, I rushed into getting work as a contractor for a big tech company as a technician, a position that did not require a college degree to work at. I've worked ...
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All the other developers left. Can I put my company over a barrel? [closed]

I am the last developer on a team that used to have 5. The Great Resignation has stripped my team bare. How feasible would it be to hold my company over the barrel and try to get a mega salary ...
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How should I navigate an unfair compensation situation?

Background: I am a former web developer professional who never earned a degree. I developed medical issues that were originally thought to be life altering and enrolled in a college to complete a ...
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Salary negotiation if salary of colleague is known

I work in a software company and my 2 year contract ends in a few months. The management wants to take me on in any case, because I was able to take over personnel responsibility and lead a team in a ...
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Is there an occupation that has an hour paid lunch? [closed]

How uncommon is longer than an hour paid lunch? Would it be unwise to try to negotiate for an hour paid lunch after being offered a white collar job? For example, I am an electrical engineer with ...
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How to counter these salary negotiation questions with HRs?

I'm a Software Engineer from India having current CTC: 9 LPA (Lakhs per annum) and years of Experience: 4. I've an offer of 14 LPA and serving my notice period. The companies in which I'm interviewing,...
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Is it acceptable to ask about the grade-level details of the position during the interviews?

Some companies (if not most) have internal grading system, based on which they define salary range. I am not sure if this is standardized at industry or country level, or whether there is a different ...
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How do I negotiate an offered low salary for a high position?

TLDR: Promoted from intern to junior lead/management type of position. Offer by the company doesn't match the average salary in the market, how can I negotiate my position? I've been working for 1 ...
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Received an exploding offer and was able to push the response date by a few days. Can I still negotiate salary or should I be careful with what I ask?

I received an offer last Friday, but I found out that they wanted a response three days later (today). After speaking to the HR person, I was able to push it to the end of the week. It's not as long ...
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Relocation getting delayed results in missing out on higher pay

I was looking at Jobs in Dec'20 that offered relocation as I wanted to move out of my home country (India). I found a decent job that would relocate me to Malaysia (KL) and my wife and I figured it ...
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Data Analyst doing multiple roles

I am working in a tech startup (post product market fit) of around 100 employees as a 'Product Manager' but my role is more of a data analyst/engineer. I built the BI infrastructure and reporting of ...
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HR asking about salary expectations with future colleague present

Quite recently I had an online interview with a company. There was one person from the team I would be joining and one person from HR. I'm used to having separate conversations with HR and the team ...
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Person above my manager offers only a tiny pay rise after manager says 'My work is fantastic for last 6 months'

Got a new manager, and told them I would like a pay rise as I have not had one for a few years. Manager told me they have not managed me long enough to put that proposal forward, they told me prove to ...
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Details of promotion was changed

Just a bit of a background: I work for one of the biggest software companies in the world, let's use the pseudonym "know-it-all corporation" (KIA). KIA has two Career tracks, with 6 levels ...
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How do I negotiate a higher salary for an EL role in my position?

I'm in the UK and I've been working in a pensions consultancy as an actuarial analyst for 5 months. This is all the corporate experience I have, as I graduated in 2020 and previous positions are less ...
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How to constructively convey my attitude regarding salary/equity tradeoff to potential employer?

I am considering working at a company that is not yet public. Let's assume that it is expected that there will be an "exit" within 2-4 years. I have been asked to provide them some details ...
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Will WFH force me out of high cost location? Mostly for NYC tech workers

I am employed as IT project manager within NYC-area banking industry. I will be three years at my IB in a few months without a raise during tenure. My ratings have been good and I am on the promotion ...
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Pay increase for management responsibilities

I am currently looking for a new job and wanted some salary advice. I am a visual designer specialising in creating design systems for companies to help create consistency across their sites / ...
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How to negotiate salary in the initial offer of company which I want to work for

I just received an offer from one of the big software companies which I really wanted to work with. I only got the information through a phone call with my assigned recruiter. The recruiter will send ...
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Salary negotiation after an interview

I got a job offer from one of the big 4 with a lower salary than I expected (25% less than what I earn currently). knowing that I can accept up to -10% compared to what I earn, because the position ...
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Salary “negotiation” stalled [closed]

After getting interviewed online from a company in the United Arab Emirates for a Senior Web Developer role. I was asked about my expected salary. I quoted 25K AED because that's what I think is a ...
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How do you get a big salary increase in your career, if every job just offers 10% on-top of your entry salary or a yearly increase of 10/8%

I am curious about how to actually get to the point where you get a big salary increase. I'm far from that point in my life. I'm just curious as in my situation. The first job I found didn't pay as ...
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Can an employer cut the probation period pay before signing an contract?

Suppose that an employee finished an interview in which the employer says: "I think your required base rate of 6k per month is acceptable." However, before signing the contract, the employer ...
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Negotiating contract terms - is it acceptable at the moment, how can I do it professionally?

Background Recently I was approached by an ex employer, asking me if I was available to work a 6-month contract with them whilst they undertook a large project. This is an IT support role which I had ...
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Will taking a paycut impact my future salary negotiations and expectations?

I am a scientist in the pharmaceutical industry and trying to transition into a slightly different role that requires a skillset that I do not have. I am considering taking a postdoctoral position to ...
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Should I do anything about coworker who clocks in early and does nothing? [duplicate]

How to get clarity on hours paid. I recently started a job where we clock in at the beginning of our shift, and out at the end. The pay is directly linked to the clocking and out. It's down to the ...
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Is it okay to ask one potential employer to match the base salary of another?

I currently have two offers from tech companies, A and B I would prefer A over B because I believe it is a better place to work, but B is offering me around 25k more than A. I have not been in this ...
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How can I give a chance to a coworker for a new job interview without getting him fired?

I'm currently the lead of my department. A coworker has never worked before professionally and I've taught him most of the stuff he knows right now. Of course he had some experience in the field, but ...
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Bossy coworker asked me to stay late. Should I tell our manager?

I started a job relatively recently, and it is in retail. The store is small, so sometimes only one or two people are working at a time. There's a coworker who's only been there a few more months than ...
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How much should you charge when going from full-time to contract? [closed]

I worked for a company as an hourly employee for approximately 6 years and earned about $35/h plus perks (profit sharing, health insurance/benefits, RRSP matching, company laptop). I wasn't guaranteed ...
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Can I ask for a higher salary working remotely from a more expensive location?

My situation: 5th year PhD Candidate in Chicago About to graduate (within a year) Planning to move to NYC for my wife's career after graduation (she is an actress/performer/circus artist) But ALSO ...
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How can I deal with a colleague who doesn't do work, is aggressive but got a promotion? [closed]

Got a bit of a situation I'm not sure how to deal with. I had a run in with a colleague 2 weeks ago, they got upset over an email that was sent round and felt singled out by it, rather than speak ...
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Is it legal for colleges to publish salary information of their fresh graduates without anonymising the company and the graduate? [closed]

I'm an engineering student in one among thousands of private college in India. There are big boards all around the campus and on the college website with the photos of students and graduates along ...
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How to tactfully negotiate for an acceptable raise? [duplicate]

I work as a software developer with about a few years of experience. I earn $90k in a major metropolitan area. Recently, I was offered the opportunity to take on some management responsibility within ...
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Did something I feel guilty about at work. How can I undo it? [closed]

I am feeling quite guilty about something wrong I did at work. I work in a retail store. Officially we only accept payment by cards (i.e. debit cards and credit cards). But what everyone does is ask a ...
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Business etiquette on responding to bonus email from CEO

I am a student and have been working part-time in a company. I have never received an increase in my hourly rate, but I received an email from CEO saying that they give me a bonus of $500 from the ...
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New job, coworker took tips for himeself. Should I tell manager? [closed]

I recently started working in a retail store. We have a tip jar. Someone tipped a large bill. When we were closing I asked my coworker where the tips were and he lied saying there were none. In ...
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Is it worth fighting for wages owed if your client was the public state? [closed]

I know it varies greatly depending on the culture of the country, but we may be able to establish an average. I was hired to program for the police. This body depends directly on the provincial ...
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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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Is it reasonable to request a higher salary when joining a controversial company? [closed]

An example of such a controversial company is Huawei. I have deep ideological objections to joining such a company if the allegations against them are true, but it's obviously hard to tell how true ...
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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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What is the point of offering a salary up to X?

On a job posting it said, a salary up to 60,000. As a starter I know thats not the salary I will be receiving. So what is the point of putting any number in there at all? They could offer me up to a ...
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Should I ask my manager to compensate for the unethical actions of his predecessor? [duplicate]

Some time ago, the company I work for decided to introduce a new way of assessing employees. According to the new rules, in any team with more than 20 members, at least one person had to receive ...
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In contractual jobs in the software development space, do compensation increases happen annually or at the start of each contract renewal?

If I was hired in January and my contract expires and will be renewed in July, should I expect a salary increase then or at the end of the year like everybody else?
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Employer transitions from 0 to 7 days 'lag pay' - what happens to the money withheld?

Employer X used to pay salary on the 15th and last day of the month. Their accounting department now changed this to a 7 day lag pay system. The payroll department argues they will transition to a new ...

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