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Just got my offer, looked at the fine print and saw they tried to sneak in only 10 vaca a yr and when I start I will be entitled to 7. What's the average vacation time? Feel like I'm getting lowballed

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10 is super low. 15-20 is average. 25-30 for SVP and above

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We get 10 days not including personal days and sick days.

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Yes that's very low. We get 18 days to start, plus summer days.

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That is low especially as a director. Push for what you want or at least what you had at your previous position. good luck!

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10 Vaca. 9 flex. Unlimited sick. Standard media agency holidays and "winter break". Moving day if you move.

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At McCann NY: start at 18, 4 summer days, holidays, and a floating holiday. Days off can be PTO or sick, coded the same.

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Definetly negotiate for more. At least 15-20

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15 days, at your third year you get 20. Ask for more!

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That is standard but you can negotiate. Especially if they recruited you. If you applied for the job you have less leverage.

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We get 10 vaca and 9 flex days

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To start, we got 10 vacation, 6 personal, 2 summer, 2 floating and now your birthday day.

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10 days is two (business) weeks. Two weeks to start is pretty standard, but it's not unusual to ask for three.

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Blimey. In the UK and Australia we get on average 20-25 days paid holiday, 14 paid sick days and 5 personal/parent etc. days. This sounds really low.

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15 at entry level. 20 for director+ or 5yrs+ Christmas to New Years off. Birthday and moving day off.

We get one day a month of the year and floating holidays. Office is also closed on week of xmas.

^I meant one vacation day a month to start.

18 starting as a jr, +4 summer

Agree with many here: 10 is the standard starting point. But do negotiate for more!

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