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How to Negotiate a Salary: 7 Tips for Getting a Better Offer

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 4 min read

The salary negotiation process can be a tricky one for both employees and job-seekers. Workers can feel uncomfortable asking for higher pay from current or potential employers. With the job market as fickle as it is, some feel grateful just to have found employment at all, settling for a lower salary and neglecting the fact they are working for less than they’re worth. If you’ve been offered a new position at a company or you think your current job title deserves a higher salary increase, it may be time to work on your salary negotiation strategies.