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Given a promotion at the time of the review from junior software engineer to mid level, or mid level to senior, for example, is it common to increase the standard raise? If so, by how much? What does it cost to hire someone off the street? I'd argue they're worth exactly that, and any raise associated with a promotion should be to what they're worth. It's ...


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You asked, is it common to increase the standard raise? Yes - it's fair to say that people generally expect an increase when they get a promotion, in addition to any increase that is given annually (typically for "expected" growth and/or cost of living increases). If so, by how much? It may be helpful to step back and determine how your employer ...


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tl;dr - it depends. More responsibility should bring with it greater rewards (usually salary, but possibly one-off bonuses and/or other perks) and your employees will certainly expect that to be the case. How much, though, depends on a lot of factors - the company budget, keeping salaries reasonably consistent with colleagues performing at the same level, ...


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In my experience, it's fairly common for annual raises to be prorated based on the portion of the year you were in whatever your current position is. So, for instance, if you get a promotion halfway through the year, you expect your annual increase at the end of that year to be half as big. Many employers bake-in a partial annual increase when doing ...


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Let’s say raises are done on Dec 1st. If you were promoted in November you would get 6% due to promotion, maybe 1/4% raise for the month, and 3% a year from now. If you were promoted in January you would get 3% raise, then 6% for promotion, then maybe 2.75% a year from now. If you put it this way to the boss, it doesn’t look fair so you might change his ...


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