How do I know if I’m being paid competitively?

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Comparably can give you some great insight. Glassdoor as well

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Levelsfyi is a great site for this! This site also has a ton of pay info.

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Just straight googling it can give you an inflated sense of the market, trust me. You may be comparing apples to oranges and not even realize it.

Without good, solid salary data (published salary surveys which always cost $$$), I find that looking at comps gives you the best estimate. Just like looking at homes for sale in a specific neighborhood gives you a sense of property value! Knowing your industry and location, you can search for similar jobs and see if they've posted a salary range. For example, I'm an HR Manager in non-profit, family/social services. If I wanted to know if my salary was competitive, I could look at positions posted on "competitor" websites (companies in my area that do similar type of work), use keyword searches on Indeed or LinkedIn, or search non-profit job sites like Idealist.

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Search the internet and find out the average salary for your role in your area.

I would do some research on sites like Glassdoor. You should be able to find some pretty accurate info. You could also interview and see what offers you get at other places.

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