Salary Information

Congratulations, you got the job! Now it’s the time to negotiate the salary you deserve.

Below are some quick tips on navigating the negotiation process:

  • Don’t discuss salary until after you have an offer
  • Ask if the salary in negotiable!  – understand that many entry-level roles are not negotiable as they want people to start off on even ground and earn their salary increases and bonuses
  • Know your value – Understand what skills and qualities help you stand out as a candidate
  • Benchmark and do your research on comparable salaries for similar positions
  • Have a realistic salary range (based on research from multiple sources – see below)
  • Develop your strategy and be prepared to react to employer responses (both positively and negatively)

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Hiring Statistics and Salary Information