Salary Advice

Understanding how to get the salary you want takes negotiating skills and a knowledge of what jobs actually pay. A number of resources to find salaries exist. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks mean pay in various professions, and give salary ranges, while lists what employees at specific companies say they get paid. Every pay discussion should start with this rule: Don't agree to the first number you hear.

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Whether you're moving from one job to another or unemployed and looking for work, there are steps you can take to make sure you get the best possible salary offer.
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