Debojyoti Kar

How to answer “What kind of salary you expecting?” in a job interview

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RE: How to answer “What kind of salary you expecting?” in a job interview

Surabhi Dewra
Surabhi Dewra
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Founder and CEO at CareerGuide.Com
  • Noida

Hi Debojyoti

Let's assume that this question is asked when they've pretty much made you an offer and you're talking terms and conditions.

A loaded question, you will probably lose if you answer first. So, do not answer it. Instead, say something like, That's a tough question. Can you tell me the offer you making?

If you're disappointed by the starting salary, don't just accept their first bid if you think it's less than it should be. 'Well, that base salary is below my expectation. I don't want to reject it out of hand; but I'll need to think about it. Could I ask if you have any flexibility in this area'?

RE: How to answer “What kind of salary you expecting?” in a job interview

Vinay Wardhan
Vinay Wardhan
Verified Career Expert
Vinay Wardhan - Director at Career Path Solutions
  • Hyderabad

If you are a fresher, the simple response is "As per your company policy!". But in case of persons with work experience; then you may state that your last drawn salary was so much and you are expecting an 'x" % increase. That X depends on your confidence and your need for the job change.

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