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When negotiating salaries, how much above the initial offer should I make my counter offer?

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I think there are a couple different factors like market rates, YOE and what you're currently making. I think a good rule of thumb is 10-15k above but that's if they are offering something comparable in the market

Yeah, I usually aim for somewhere in this range (usually the top of the bracket) and negotiate from there.

Make the difference twice as much as the amount you would actually like in order to give them some negotiating room.

Yup, always aim high and see how close to the top you can get.

My general rule of thumb is 10%- it’s close enough to justify a negotiation. But, obviously, there are lots of exceptions to this

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