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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Always Base. Raises are % of base. The higher the denominator in the equation is the higher the raise.

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Can someone share roughly how much the annual hike% and bonus%, VPs get in Morgan Stanley Wealth Management India ?

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Any in-house counsels in a pre-IPO bio/pharma company willing to share total comp information? Looking online to see what is market and it’s hard to find anything reliable with this specificity. I have 7 YOE FWIW.

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Hi guys, what’s the compensation like for a junior sales/investor relation role at asset management firm in NYC?
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How is working for HCL singapore for a renowned bank ?
Salary wise i believe okay decent type , don't think it's best

But otherwise , working wise is it good for learning and working on latest tech . Is it hectic due to strict deadlines. I am not sure howz the culture at Singapore

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One of my friend recently got 45lpa base salary offer from startup and his work experience is just 7 months.

Tech stack : SDE 1 (java, react, python, flask)

I can't believe where people are working hard for 5+ years to reach at this package... Someone with just small experience is cracking this much big amount.. Congratulations to him.. But I was just curious about amount given... Its so much huge..

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