Negotiating Your Salary

One of the trickiest parts of any job interview is the salary discussion. The best way to prepare yourself to sail smoothly through it is to go in with a clear idea of what you want and what you can reasonably expect. The links below will give you an idea of what various kinds of organizations pay for various kinds of work, and you can always contact the CDO to refine your ideas, based on your experience, about how much money to request.

Useful Links


College Grad Negotiations
Site covers everything you need to know to negotiate your salary and benefits.

Search through hundreds of companies to research salary information for specific positions. 

NACE Salary Survey
Compiled by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), this survey provides information on salary offers in a wide range of career fields.  This is a great tool to use when preparing for salary negotiations.

NACE Salary Calculator Center
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Salary Calculator Center is the hub for compensation data, with salary data for more than 500 occupations in 560 regions of the United States. Datasets are updated monthly to ensure consistently accurate data. Select the appropriate salary calculator to begin your compensation planning. 

From, this page offers a step-by-step plan of how to approach the negotiation process.

Salary Negotiation Guide (from NYU Wagner)
This "how to" guide provides information about how to approach a successful salary negotiation process.