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Hello all, seeking some advice. I left teaching about two years ago and entered the private sector with a curriculum company, fully expecting to pay my dues and work my way up. Surprisingly, I was promoted to Head of Operations within two months and have now been in that role for a year and a half.

While I'm grateful for the opportunity, the pay was well below market value and had no real benefits other than 401k. After monitoring the market, I've realized I'm being taken advantage of.

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Long sorry short, looking for new roles. For recruiters, I'm too senior and qualified to be considered for entry level, but don't have the experience for a lateral move. Not sure what to do here...

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That's a good idea. Thanks for chiming in.

Have you built a business case to ask your current employer for a raise?

My value to my current employer isn't in question. He just has an outdated view of compensation and feels I'm adequately compensated despite market value. For comparison, entry level roles at my wife's company start close to my current salary, and they include benefits.

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