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Was offered a Strategy Consultant role with Accenture (progression point C) for $150k. Asked what the sign-on bonus would be and was told $20k. Is this fair comp? Should I negotiate? I tried to negotiate salary but was told it is fixed. I haven't tried to negotiate sign-on yet, but also feel like it's fair and don't want to lose the offer. Wondering if this is my minority woman mentality. Background: Program director for a nonprofit for the past 5-7 years. Double masters in education (no mba).

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That base salary is right for a C3 in strategy. We have a national band so there will be little base negotiation besides if you wanted to make the case for a different level and progression point. I’m unsure about sign on bonus but I don’t think it would hurt to ask

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Agree with A1 - strategy pay is banded and no room for negotiation but maybe ask for a higher sign on. If you want a higher base I think you can go for C4, but keep in mind that the next level would be manager and not sure how similar the work you're doing now would be to consulting

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