Answers to Desired Salary Question

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The dreaded question in any job interview: “What’s your desired salary?” Or, “what’s your hourly rate?” You can’t avoid it, especially when online applications make answering the salary expectations question a requirement. If the interviewer asks what your expected salary is, you need to have an answer ready. Here are a few good examples to keep in your back pocket:


My salary range is pretty flexible.

My expectations are in line with my qualifications.

With my skills, I’d like to receive something in the range of…

What range do you expect to hire for this position.

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