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How do you respond when your peers / friends ask your exact salary (and annual bonus) and don't relent unless you give the exact number?

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Find new friends. My friends never ask me this.

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To be honest I just tell them up straight .nothing to hide I think

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I tell them it's none of their business. The only person who knows how much I make is my SO. My close friends don't ask.

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66k😑 with a mere bonus of 5k

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Are you PwC? First years start at 75 now btw?

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Who the fuck asks that?

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And the worst part - these guys started in the same firm at the same level with me. So makes it uncomfortable when you know that they just want to know the difference.

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Never comes up. Pretty sure I make more than all my close friends too.

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For my friends who ask, I simply tell them. It changes nothing to know what people make. Good education too.

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It's over 9,000 💵👍

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Make up a no or say check glassdoor 😅

How much do you make

Ok at the junior end of the spectrum maybe not so bad.

Depends on area, yea?

EY risk

^ Which city?

Glassdoor, adjust by metro area, adjust for saleability of your skill set

Ok, that's just plain rude. I would smile and say "not much" even if you have Bloomberg money.

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