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Salary & Negotiation

Getting the best pay for your skills is an important issue for any job seeker. There are many aspects to proper salary negotiation during the job search process. Some basic tips are:

  • Be realistic in terms of pay, benefits, and perks for the type of job you apply for.
  • Know your market value - see where you fit in the range of experience, skills & value.
  • Determine your lowest acceptable salary range before the negotiation.

Salary Search Websites

The following websites allow you to find the average salary of an occupation:


Student Rates

Salary Reports

The following resources will give you an idea the average salary information in your discipline.


Books & Articles

Salary Books


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