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Salary

It is very important to know what you are worth in today's workplace. Quite often employers will ask you what are your salary requirements, and you want to be sure to respond in the appropriate way. It is recommended that you give them a salary range. It is important for you to research what you are worth given the location of the job. Below are some resources to help you with what you can expect for a salary in your field.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - http://www.bls.gov/bls/blswage.htm

Career One Stop - http://www.careeronestop.org/SalariesBenefits/Sal_default.aspx

Salary.com - http://www.salary.com/index.htm

National Association of Colleges and Employers - http://www.naceweb.org/research/salary_survey/

When negotiating a salary each student's situation can be very different and we recommend that you schedule an appointment with a career counselor to talk about strategies for negotiating your salary.

PLEASE REMEMBER…you can Contact a Career Counselor if you have any questions.