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Has anyone ever leveraged a master's degree (e.g. Data Science or Computer Science) to gain promotion or salary increase and if so, how' you do it!

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Degrees rarely net a promotion or salary increase. Best way to do that is find a new job that requires both your new degree and experience.

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That’s essentially my advice as well. I got my MBA & Masters in MIS then changed firms & got a raise in TC in that way (& a better fit)

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Yea, but they sponsored my degree

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For technical jobs, it’s really more about showing you can actually do the job versus what it shows on paper. If you want a raise, take on roles/jobs that have higher salary bands. Apply your graduate degree to help you stand out. Just getting the paper is rarely enough unless like P1 said you find a new job that has those requirements.

The company you’re working for is already receiving the benefits of your degrees. They have no incentive to pay you more. I suggest you find a new job. Source: went from 75K to 122K after getting masters degree from first job

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