No matter how much you love your job, if you don’t feel you’re being paid what you’re worth, it can make reporting for duty feel like a chore. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Read on for smart tips for securing the salary you deserve. By Kenrya Rankin Naasel
Do your research. You’ll get nowhere if you ask for a raise that puts you outside the pay range for your position in your city. Check Payscale.com or Salary.com to see what you should be paid, and use that knowledge to inform the specific number you ask for.