If you’re conducting research to investigate appropriate salary expectations or support your salary negotiation or trying to understand the value of your skills if you move to another country, this article from Forbes.com may be a helpful starting point.
It’s quite amazing to see the huge gulf in salary expectations and actual salaries paid for doing very similar jobs in different countries.
Take a look at the article here: Forbes Salary Expectations Article
But what can you do about it?
Checklists like the one above and conduct a detailed investigation into what is the correct market rate for this kind of job in your country and city. Some of the famous salary surveys from sites like www.glassdoor.com (check Glassdoor in your country) and www.linkedin.com will be a good starting point.
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