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Did they think I wouldn't notice a ten-dollar difference?

Finally, after months of interviewing (and helpful input from the hivemind) I have been offered a job I really, really want. Here's the problem: the pay that they quoted me today is vastly less than the pay that was advertised. How do I handle this? [more inside]
posted by corey flood on Nov 19, 2008 - 16 answers

Who pays Obama?

Who is paying Obama for the next two months? [more inside]
posted by TheRaven on Nov 17, 2008 - 15 answers

What should I expect at an annual review?

My first annual review is coming up at my first real job. What do I expect, especially regarding discussion about pay/raises? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 17, 2008 - 13 answers

Determining salary and compensation requirements, prior to interview with new employer

Interviewing at new employer... how to determine salary and compensation requirements? [more inside]
posted by valannc on Nov 5, 2008 - 4 answers

Denied a raise; what is my next step?

I was denied a raise that I really deserved because the small company I work for "isn't doing so well right now." My request came after I was given a very positive review in which all parties agreed that have exceeded expectations. [more inside]
posted by RingerChopChop on Oct 30, 2008 - 40 answers

What do you do when you know you're #2 ?

I was just offered a job I was turned down for last month. How do I best handle the conversation? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 7, 2008 - 19 answers

Appropriate salary for a legal conflicts analyst?

I am applying for a job as a legal conflicts analyst, and the employer wants me to list a salary requirement in my cover letter. Problem: I have no idea as to what figure would be appropriate. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 29, 2008 - 6 answers

Can Nonprofit Founder Board Members Obtain Salaried Positions within Same Organization?

Board Members who founded non-profit want to obtain salaried positions within the same organization. How is this handled? [more inside]
posted by franklen on Sep 23, 2008 - 8 answers

Best way to negotiate a large raise?

How can I smartly/safely negotiate a substantial promotion and raise? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 9, 2008 - 6 answers

How much do PHP developers in NYC get paid?

What's the going rate for a PHP developer in NYC? [more inside]
posted by defreckled on Sep 9, 2008 - 9 answers

How can I make sure I can squeeze as much money as possible out of my company in my new position in DC?

How can I make sure I can squeeze as much money as possible out of my company in my new position in DC? [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on Aug 7, 2008 - 12 answers

What kind of salary should I ask for at a test-prep place?

I'm applying for a job as an academic coordinator at a Kaplan/Princeton Review type place. They're asking me what my salary requirements are and I'm not sure what to say. What's an average salary at one of these places? [more inside]
posted by Inigo Jones on Aug 6, 2008 - 7 answers

Should I ask for more money after a raise?

After being promoted and receiving a decent raise I've been tasked with hiring my replacement. My new position is managerial so this new employee will report directly to me. While working with the recruiter I just found out that the position has a maximum salary that is larger than my current one. How do I talk to my boss about this without sounding ungrateful? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 5, 2008 - 15 answers

What hourly rate should I quote to be an on-site web-development / graphics guy contractor?

What hourly rate should I quote to be an on-site web-development / graphics guy contractor? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 1, 2008 - 7 answers

I'm looking for pound notes, loose change, bad checks, anything

Salaryfilter: I'm worried I gave a range that was too low and now I'd like to prevent any screwing of myself. [more inside]
posted by LiveToEat on Jul 30, 2008 - 6 answers

How to handle salary discussions before you have a job offer?

Help with salary negotiations? The standard wisdom -- which I've been trying to follow -- is that you aren’t supposed to talk about salary until after you get a job offer. But the organization began talking about it when they called to schedule the first interview. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 22, 2008 - 12 answers

How do young professionals successfully negotiate a starting salary?

Do young professionals stand a change when negotiating a starting salary after a three-month probationary period? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2008 - 12 answers

Dividends in lieu of salary

The owner of the small company I work for has suggested that I be compensated in the form of dividends on stock he would let me purchase for a nominal price rather than as regular salary. I would take home the same amount but this would save the company on taxes. Is this legit? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 18, 2008 - 19 answers

Pay Grades at SWA

Does anyone know what a pay grade 136 at Southwest Airlines pays? I hate applying for jobs hen I don't even know if the position pays enough to make it worth accepting the job, and the information doesn't seem to be anywhere on their site.
posted by polexxia on Jul 13, 2008 - 3 answers

Why does her colleague get paid more?

My wife has a salary review coming up. A few months ago a colleague doing the same job as her revealed his wage was £1000 a year more, though he has been there for a shorter time. Should she mention this in her meeting? [more inside]
posted by hatmandu on Jul 9, 2008 - 21 answers

Articles on athletes earning less than you think

Every once in a while a mainstream newspaper or magazine does an article on how little the 100th ranked athlete (or lower ranked athletes) makes in a particular sport. I can distinctly remember reading about stories of nascar teams barely scraping by but can't seem to find these types of articles anymore, anyone know of any? Thanks.
posted by wangarific on Jun 30, 2008 - 5 answers

Salary for IT: I can't find a title for what I do, so I can't research whether I'm underpaid or not. Help?

Salary for IT: I can't find a title for what I do, so I can't research whether I'm underpaid or not. Help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 27, 2008 - 16 answers

Should I be happy with a partial salary increase?

How should I deal with being given a raise, but not given the agreed upon amount? [more inside]
posted by aftermarketradio on Jun 17, 2008 - 22 answers

How do I negotiate my new salary?

What strategy should I adopt to clarify and hopefully increase this job offer? [more inside]
posted by matholio on Jun 2, 2008 - 2 answers

Salary negotiation: Can I ask my employer-to-be to match a counter-offer from my current employer?

I've accepted a new job and I'm giving notice tomorrow. I may have low-balled myself, salary-wise. If my current employer counter-offers, can I ask my new employer to match? [more inside]
posted by PlusDistance on Jun 1, 2008 - 10 answers

A year ago, gas was 2.70/gallon

My salary increase is less than inflation. I'm making less than the previous year for two years in a row now. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 29, 2008 - 22 answers

Can my employer paid everyone else overtime but me?

Everyone in my department at work (desktop publishing) is paid overtime except me (I'm salaried) and we all have the same job title and responsibilities. Is this legal? [more inside]
posted by boognish on May 26, 2008 - 10 answers

What's life like on the bottom rung of Hollywood?

How much does a script reader make? [more inside]
posted by nushustu on May 21, 2008 - 4 answers

Being laid off, while being offered a new job at the same place. Severance available?

Been wanting to quit my job. A unique situation has popped up which might allow me to do so which might give me severance/unemployment. Am I correct? [more inside]
posted by BecauseIHadFiveDollars on May 20, 2008 - 12 answers

Salary history on a job application: Where and how?

Salary history questions: the job listing requests resume, cover letter and salary history. What is the most elegant/least awkward way to list the history? Also, I've been a freelance consultant for several years, what is the best way for the self-employed to list a salary? [more inside]
posted by birdlady on May 15, 2008 - 9 answers

I asked about salary too soon. How do I recover?

Help me recover from my faux pas! I am applying for a new job (within the agency I currently work for) and I asked about the salary before the interview, which the supervisor did not like. How can I handle this so I don't completely blow my chance at this job? [more inside]
posted by whatideserve on May 8, 2008 - 17 answers

Is it possible to guarantee getting paid for a certain amount of time?

How can I guarantee two years of pay at a certain rate? [more inside]
posted by clearlynuts on May 5, 2008 - 5 answers

You hang up first. No you hang up first. No you hang up first...

At what point in the job interview process is it appropriate to inquire what the salary might look like? [more inside]
posted by boots on May 2, 2008 - 17 answers

How to negotiate telecommuting salary?

I'm currently living on the East Coast and considering taking a job based out of California. Because it's a job that doesn't require me to be on-site, I will have the option either to relocate or to telecommute. I intend to pursue the latter, which leads me to my question: how do I negotiate my salary? If I were doing comparable work for a local company here in my city on the East Coast, I would be making around $50,000. However, if I were living where the company is based in California (where the cost of living is much higher), I would expect to make something more like $60,000. Should I negotiate a salary based on my location or the company's?
posted by just another other on May 2, 2008 - 7 answers

Italian wage and tax data?

Where can I get the Italian salary data that was released for less than a day? [more inside]
posted by GarageWine on May 1, 2008 - 3 answers

How can I squeeze blood from a rotten turnip?

My shady ex-boss hasn't paid me what I am owed. What to do? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Apr 29, 2008 - 5 answers

What does a third year associate make at a small firm in DC?

Give me your best guess for what 3rd year associates make in small (1-10 person) for-profit firms in DC? [more inside]
posted by n'muakolo on Apr 28, 2008 - 6 answers

Am I being underpaid to sit in a little grey box?

How much should an online marketing manager be paid? With a base salary and a 100% trackable sales? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 20, 2008 - 1 answer

It's not you, it's your salary expectations.

I was turned down for a job. The reason given was that they couldn't match the salary range that I could get from other jobs. Is this a common "polite lie" among employers or is this the actual reason for me not getting hired? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 18, 2008 - 12 answers

Moving from Freelance to Employee

I am currently a freelance film/video editor slash motion graphic designer. One of the companies I freelance for is in the process of making me a job offer. I'm trying to figure out what a fair salary/wage is compared to what I pull in as freelance. [more inside]
posted by conigs on Apr 15, 2008 - 4 answers

Compensation package for an inventor working for a non-profit

I'm an engineer/inventor who is in salary negotiations with a non-profit and I hold the patent for a mission critical technology. I have some questions about how to secure the best offer. [more inside]
posted by Cardboardbox on Apr 10, 2008 - 9 answers

What exactly does "exempt" mean?

So, I am an exempt, salaried employee. The agreement I signed before taking my job was that I would work 40 hours per week. But, of course, my employer is now scheduling me for 42-45 hours per week. As an exempt employee, am I just expected to work these extra hours? [more inside]
posted by foxinthesnow on Apr 8, 2008 - 29 answers

Work in on state, get hosed in two.

TaxFilter: I work in VA and live in NC. My state taxes are already a nightmare... [more inside]
posted by littlerobothead on Feb 27, 2008 - 10 answers

Do I deserve a raise?

Do I deserve a raise and what should I be asking for? Are there any resources other than salary.com type places that can help me with this decision? I know this is asked all the time but each situation seems different. [more inside]
posted by Anthony84 on Feb 19, 2008 - 9 answers

Tax and other logistics of working hourly vs salary

I have the opportunity to work a job that is paying $ XX /hour full time plus benefits. I've only worked salary jobs in the past, so how do I consider this compared to salary positions. My biggest concern is tax logistics, how is that factored in compared to a salary position? It's in Colorado if anyone has any input from a state tax point of view as well.
posted by anonymous on Feb 19, 2008 - 5 answers

Am I being underpaid?

Am I getting screwed by my employer with regard to pay? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 4, 2008 - 20 answers

Asked for too much at job interview - help!

I just asked for too much at a job interview. Did I screw up? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 25, 2008 - 22 answers

Average Salary for French Cities

I am looking for some information on average salaries for french cities. I read an article in a french magazine about a year ago but I can't find any reference to it online. Anyone know of a resource in French or English that will give me average salaries for French cities.
posted by tirebouchon on Jan 18, 2008 - 2 answers

Salary Negotiation

How do I determine what my salary should be and prepare for salary negotiation in a job interview? [more inside]
posted by gm2007 on Jan 11, 2008 - 14 answers

I need them to show me the money ... now how do I ask for it?

I low-balled myself when called about a job prospect. How can I turn that around in the interview? [more inside]
posted by notjustfoxybrown on Dec 14, 2007 - 11 answers

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