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I received an email back from a recruiter at Compass, they asked me what my salary expectations are before the screening interview. Should I give a range or reply without definitive numbers?

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I'd give them a number 20% over what I would accept. Give them a range and they'll just give you something near the low end.

Or you can play hardball and just say you expect competitive wage for the position. But you risk wasting your time if they could never meet your target.

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