How to negotiate starting salary

Negotiate your starting salary like a pro

  • Learn how to calculate your counteroffer—a simple way to calculate your counteroffer when you negotiate starting salary
  • Learn the importance of setting a "walk away" number—before you negotiate starting salary, it's important to know your minimum acceptable salary for accepting the job offer
  • Learn how to negotiate for other benefits—when and how to focus on things like vacation and signing bonuses
  • Get an email template to deliver your counter offer

Learn how to negotiate your starting salary

Get a step-by-step guide to negotiate your starting salary at your new job

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Shannon Long

I applied Josh's salary negotiation method and got a much better job where I'm paid what I'm worth. In less than a week, I interviewed for and negotiated a new job with a base salary increase of $15,000!