Re: Salary

Subject: Re: Salary
From: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 06:04:43 -0400

I second the recommendation of glassdoor. You have to review a company to
get full free access, but any past employer will do.

When I got my full-time gig last year (the source for "multiply times" LOL)
glassdoor's figure was almost exactly where we ended up.

Bob

On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 10:59 PM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Try glassdoor.com for salaries in the area. You have to share some data
> (job interview questions, salary data, etc.) in order to access their
> data. But that's how they've built their database. I've found that it's
> not only useful to look at technical writer salaries (which are sometimes
> hard to find), but also what other positions at the company are paid (since
> I'm a software writer, I also see what they're paying their software
> developers vs other companies in the area).
>
> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 10:09 PM, Keith Mahoney <kamahoney1965 -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > Average 1 bedroom in the bay is 3k PM - SF I think is about 4-6k PM - add
> > CA taxes - 100k - is not going to cut it - IMHO
> >
> > On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Dave C <davec2468 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> > > Iâm interviewing with a large manufacturer on Friday. I have little
> real
> > > data about salaries in the San Francisco bay area for tech writers
> > > currently. I used salary.com, filling in a questionnaire, to generate
> a
> > > salary range for that position with the experience/location/etc. you
> > enter.
> > >
> > > It says âaverageâ (50th percentile) is $100K. Iâm thinking with
> practical
> > > experience (I not only have experience writing these docs but I am the
> > > target audience of the docs Iâll be writingâelectronics repair), that
> > adds
> > > value. Iâm thinking 20 percent above average is not out of line.
> > >
> > > How do yâall think about salary when lining up an interview and
> possible
> > > offer?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Dave
> > > (back in the âriting game after a few yearsâ)
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References:
Salary: From: Dave C
Re: Salary: From: Keith Mahoney
Re: Salary: From: Julie Stickler

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