How to Ask for a Raise
5 Crucial Steps to Get What You Deserve
Did you know?
of workers are unhappy with their pay.
Be more than the 80%
Make a list of your accomplishments
What 2-3 things did you do that made the largest impact in the past year?
Determine your market value
Find comparable pay ranges for your job, experience, and location.
Plan the best time to ask for a raise
Make a list of the 3 best times when you could ask for a raise.
Learn how to ask for a raise
Always ask in-person. Try not to ask over the phone or email. Never ask via text.
If you're told No, have a Plan B
Make a list of 2 other perks you could ask for, or set a future date to check-in.
You can do this.
It may seem awkward to ask, but managers want to reward and retain good workers.
Read our full guide to prepare for how to ask.
You're worth more.