What % raise should I expect in my base salary when moving to my next job?

I have 20 yrs exp., and 13 yrs in my current field (IT solution sales, Boston). My current base pay is $75k, and have had no increase in 3 yrs., not even for a cost of living adjustment. What should my new base pay be, similar responsibilities, but utilizing my client and partner contacts and new sales skills.

Asked By: crea8value - 9/26/2007
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When you are looking, request no less than $83K... More
Answered By: Matt's Mommy - 9/26/2007
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most experts say you need to get from 8 to 10 % more to warrant changing jobs. But also you need to take into consideration a change in benefits. insurance, 401k etc
Answered By: r&s mom - 9/26/2007
Check on sites such as and Look for similar opportunities to see what they are paying. Also check out good morning america site for "take control of your life" segment. They discussed how to negotiate pay this morning and although it is targeted for women, the tips can help everyone. Always... More
Answered By: elbow17green - 9/26/2007
You shouldn't expect anything. It's different for every company, and different within that company if the boss thinks they're having a bad year. The things that you value, like experience, are sometimes not important to management. Use to find out what people in your field are making, and then get a... More
Answered By: Total - 9/26/2007
Like you have a good working experience so you should demand for 20 to30% hike.
Answered By: DC - 9/26/2007
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