Salary Question Examples
Be prepared for the different ways that salary questions can be phrased. We've listed the most common below...
- "How much are you looking for?"
Answer with a question, i.e., ‘What is the salary range for similar jobs in your company?’. If they don’t answer, then give a range of what you understand you are worth to be in the marketplace.
- "How much would you expect, if we offer you this position?"
Be careful; the market value of the job may be the key answer. Say something like: ‘My understanding is that a job like the one you are describing may be in the range of…’.
- "What kind of salary are you worth?"
Have a specific figure in mind…don’t be hesitant.
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