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Is "senior associate" a real promotion or just a hold over to get you to stay longer? Do you get a pay raise with it?

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20% increase for some.

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Few and far between though at some companies. I'd be content. At least it's something.

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Yeah in a world of promo freezes, take it and turn it into the next one!

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If there is no assistant level then senior associate sounds about right

It's both. It's a promotion to show your growing, ready for more responsibility, and also an increase in salary to go along with it.

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