Salary Negotiation and Evaluation

Salary negotiation is probably one of the hardest things you will have to consider about a job offer.  Put yourself in a strong position by knowing in advance what is and isn’t negotiable and what you are willing to give up in order to achieve the best outcome for you.

Dos and Don’ts of Salary Negotiation


Resources: Prepare for Salary Negotiation

  • Payscale.com
    Payscale’s free salary report allows you to search for an average salary for a particular occupation in your region based on your specialized skills, education, and experience.
  • LinkedIn Salary
    See a detailed breakdown of salaried by job title and location
  • Salary.com/Salary Wizard
    Use this site’s Salary Wizard to determine what the average salary is for your current position. You can search by location and occupation. There is also more information on other salary-related topics.
  • Salary.com/Cost of Living
    Use the Cost of Living Wizard to compare and determine if a geographic move is worth considering.
  • SalaryExpert
    Global Salary and Cost of Living Data
  • Glassdoor
    Search Salaries and Compensation

Salary Negotiation Tips

How to Answer ‘The Salary Question’

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary: 6 Tips to Bump Your Pay