- How do I compare my salary to others?
- Can I go ask for a raise?
- How do I talk to my boss about being underpaid?
Our guidance on what to do if you think you're underpaid.
This cast came out of an email we were sent by a listener. He had recently transferred to a new position and received a standard merit increase. When the company advertised a similar role in a different department, the role was advertised with an additional $5000 in salary. In addition, the listener had spoken to someone who was leaving the company who had been in a similar role and he was making an additional 15%. Our listener was beginning to feel that he'd got a rough deal. The question was, what to do next?