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What do you say when they ask what you want to be paid? ?

wen you apply at a job and they ask how mch you want as a salary what do you say?

Asked By: Colette - 11/24/2011
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this is a question you really need to prepare for. Find out what other people in the position you are applying for get paid and ask for the same.
Answered By: Allie - 11/24/2011
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If you have worked at a similar job recently, you would tell them what you were making at that position and that you'd like to be in that ballpark. Or you would point out why you would like to see more, if that position carries more responsibility, if the company is a longer/farther commute, if you would have... More
Answered By: n2mama - 11/24/2011
 
I would try to research that company or jobs wages for a position like that one to get how much they make and stay within that range so you will know before you go to fill out an app or before they ask.
Answered By: Dedarah Lewis - 9/10/2013
 
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Answered By: John - 9/25/2013
 
When they ask what you are seeking in salary, turn it on them and ask "What is the salary range for this position?". When they hem and haw and squirm and finally tell you the range, ask for the top of the range. That way you are sure to be within limits of the Company and you know you asked for as much as they can... More
Answered By: Robert - 9/26/2013
 
I always say, "it depends on the responsibilities of the position". Do they want the status quo, or will they expect more of me? Can I create a niche for myself in their framework that justifies the salary I have in mind? Moral: I just try to keep it an open question until the negotiations become serious.
Answered By: Vicki D - 2/7/2014
 
I have said in the past " how much are you willing to pay me" and then go from there. It has, believe it or not, got me more than I would have got just throwing out a number. For example, I went into an interview thinking 17 or 18 an hour. When the question came up, I said just that, and was offered 23.00 an hour. Of... More
Answered By: Jeff - 2/13/2014
 
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