{{ subpage.title }}

Discussing salary ahead of receiving a job offer can come with risks, but in some situations, you can’t avoid it – especially when it’s the employer who’s asking for it when you apply. Related: 5 Tips For Handling Salary Requirements The concern with bringing up salary is that the number you pull out may be too low or too high from what the employer is considering. So you may wind up with the short end of the stick or taken out of consideration for wanting a salary out of range with what it’s willing to offer. So, how do you approach the topic under these situations? To avoid either scenario of coming up too low or high, always do some research ahead of time. Know what the standard salary range is for the position in the field. Also refer to career sites like Salary.com, Glassdoor.com, and others that may reveal salary information specific to the position and company you are applying to. Once you have all research completed, keep these tips in mind:

SHOW MORE Show less