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After a year of being extremely underpaid, my boss gave me a 30% raise I didn't ask for. Is that normal? Or super generous?

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Congratulations- what an awesome way to end the week? My bet is you’re right about being under paid. You are obviously considered highly valuable - so they’re doing the right thing by giving you recognition, and bringing you inline with (or ahead of) the salary range you’re operating at. Curious if there was any narrative/positioning around this when they communicated it. Many firms take the opportunity to verbalise recognition when they do this. I will say, $30k is an exceptionally high jump. They obviously see you as a big contributor! 👍

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that seems generous to me, from my experience. I didn’t get a raise until it was annual review and they had already told me I was well below the pay band. My promo + raise was ~ 26% 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Seems about right. An old colleague once mentioned he had a 30% raise when he got full time. That was 15 years ago. I got full time 3 months ago and got no raise. I’d say that’s good news. Congrats and continue doing well.

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Congrats! Might be the result of a pay parity exercise... we have adjusted salaries to ensure we are competitive. Regardless, enjoy it!

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Happened to me recently. Was super underpaid. Then gave me a 25 percent raise. Maybe we are at the same place.

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congrats. it means they think you are doing good work and deserve to make more. if they waited until annual reviews the % increase may be limited. this also means you have a supervisor that is paying attention, stay close to this one, they are a winner.

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Congrats! Same thing has happened to me. Celebrate it and don’t let the cynical people on here try to spoil it for ya with paranoid thoughts. 👍

Same thing happened to me. It was 2 months after a yearly review raise of about 4K. After that, it went up another 15k.

You’re probably doing a great job, keep it up

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