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Applied to Deloitte for a SC position & was told by HR that I was aiming too high so she had me interview for a Consultant position instead. Received an offer, she asked what salary I wanted & I said $100k based off the averages I saw online, she quickly agreed. Today was my first day & I saw that in the system they have me as a SC which has an average of $120k so now I’m not sure if there’s an error or if I got finessed out of $20k 😭 is it worth it to ask HR about/any tips on how to go about it

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Honestly two years ago I was making $12/hr working at Jimmy John’s & I’ve only been in consulting for a year as an Analyst so I’m super excited to see SC & 6-figs but I’m worried if I start off with a “low” salary, my eventual promotions will have me behind the rest of the pack if that makes sense

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Thank you! I like that wording.

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Nothing is going to change since you already accepted and have started. Def doesn’t hurt to try

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How tf do you guys get so lucky count your blessings for getting $100k with less than 2 years of exp

Okay that context makes a little more sense. Cyber is pretty hot skill and a masters does help too

Eh. I think they started you as SC prior to the interview process. After interviews, we have consensus calls to say where we think everyone is most appropriate based on our conversations and your resume. With just 1-2 years of experience consultant is likely the correct level. You can try, but I can pretty much promise you you won't get anywhere

Ah ok. I misunderstood. Thought you interviewed for an SC posting and then we're adjusted down. No harm in following up.

Haha this is so Deloitte. Throw offers at anything that has a heartbeat but at the same item lowball them

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