Re: Question about pay rates

Subject: Re: Question about pay rates
From: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Pinkham, Jim" <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 09:35:52 -0600

Another salary resource is GlassDoor.com. You can look up real salaries by
company, and also get interview information and reviews of the companies by
employees.

PT

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 9:19 AM, Pinkham, Jim <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com> wrote:

> Resources such as this are great to a point, Keith. But, of course, the
> bigger questions are how much do you need and how much are you worth to
> the employer to do the job the way your new boss wants it done? It's not
> just cost of living or how much (or how little) they paid the last guy.
> Especially if you understand the job and can do it profitably for your
> employer.
>
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> I always defer to salary.com when discussing salary with a prospective
> employer.
>
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> > Anyone know much about pay rates in northern Virginia? I got a message
> from a recruiter about a job in the town of Sterling, and the pay rate
> given was 50k. How does that sound? From what little I've heard in the
> past, I have to wonder if it's above the poverty line for that area.
> >
> > Can anyone point out a good web site for looking up information about
> comparative pay rates in different areas? I've looked at COL calculators
> online and I get conflicting results. I'm not an STC member so I don't
> think I can use their resources. And yes, I have already searched the
> list archives and could not find anything useful to me.
> >
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References:
Re: Online documentation platforms: From: Craig Haiss
Question about pay rates: From: Keith Hood
Re: Question about pay rates: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Question about pay rates: From: Pinkham, Jim

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