Salary Negotiations


Salary negotiations can be an intimidating process. It is important to approach the conversation armed with information and confidence. It is important to have realistic expectations based on facts. Resources like the Occupational Outlook Handbook will show you the average salary for people in your field. The most current Employment Data Report compiled by the Office of Career Services will show you what your fellow PSU graduates are making as they enter the workforce.

You should also consider using a salary calculator, like the ones below, to determine the salary of other individuals with similar levels of education and experience.

Job Seekers Salary Calculator

Payscale
Payscale Salary Negotiation Guide

Glassdoor

You can also meet with one of our career counselors for coaching through this process.

 

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