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Higher base salary or sign on bonus? Which would you prefer and why?

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Base salary. Bonus is a one time thing that often locks you in for a year or two by forced repayment. In addition, most bonuses are a percentage of salary. It’s really a no brainer here.

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Is a signing Bonus of $7500 that locks you in for 3 years normal/usual?

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