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    Teresa Hendrix Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Aug 21, 2015, 10:19 AM
    Salary desired
    What is the best way to answer?
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    Oliver2011 Posts: 2,606, Reputation: 746
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    Aug 21, 2015, 11:46 AM
    Sites like and others can give you a decent range for most job categories.

    Answering that question is easier if you understand:

    How much experience in that field do you have? If none, you can't command high dollars.

    Do you have an education past high school?

    Did you sell yourself in the interview or are you just one of many who are not standing out?

    What is the total compensation package? There's more than just a salary to consider.
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,302, Reputation: 7692

    Aug 22, 2015, 03:58 AM
    I usually put "open" and leave that for discussion, after I get an interview and have sold my ability. The salary talk normally comes with the job offer.

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