The previous answers here are a bit too pessimistic, I think. First and
foremost, benchmark your comp against peers at LinkedIn and Glassdoor (Follow-up
question for the community: What other salary aggregators do you use?) This can
prove your compensation is too low, if it is.
Beyond that, us...more
In my opinion, this is the wrong question to be asking. A much better objective
would be to aim for a promotion, not a pay raise. Of course, promotions carry
pay raises, but the point is that a promotion is more easily understood and
communicated. It's easier to ask your boss "what do you think I...more
To be honest, I wouldn't waste my time asking for a raise. You generally only
get incremental bumps while staying in the same position. You can sometimes
expect a moderate raise when you get promoted, but generally speaking if you
want a big raise you're going to have to go to another company. Do...more
Asking for a raise is tricky. Ultimately, you need to be driving value, right?
That can be broken down quantitatively, but also qualitatively.
Quant: What impact are you having on funnels? Run A/B tests to prove that your
strategies are driving impact. How have NPS and sentiment changed?
I think this blog post
does a nice job walking through key considerations and things to do when
generally asking for a raise, including specifically in the “Research” section
highlighting some of the classic source...more