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Old 24-07-2016, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by sijia_lim View Post
To clarify I researched for the company I applied to/got the offer from and the position they offered me is reported to have monthly salary of 8-9k. In the industry it is known that my current company underpays because they are less well-known/considered tier 2.

On one hand I don't want to ruin the opportunity by quoting sth too high, but on the other hand I don't want to put myself in a situation when after joining I'd find out that people in the same position doing the same job are being paid higher
The choice is your.

In current industry and market trend, increment for job is 10 to 15%. Do you think the hiring manager is expecting a candidate to be in for 60% increment, as you have mentioned you are moving from tier 2 to tier 1. By the way, employee budget is also the hiring manager consideration.

Unless, unless your hiring manager is your best friend, buddy and he already have told you no problem then you should quote for 8k.

Again, choice is your.
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