How much of a raise should I ask for after 1 year?
As a general rule of thumb, it’s usually appropriate to ask for 10% to 20% more than what you’re currently making. That means if you’re making $50,000 a year now, you can easily ask for $55,000 to $60,000 without seeming greedy or getting laughed at.
How soon after starting a job can you ask for a raise?
How do you politely ask for salary?
Be polite but direct in asking about the starting salary.
Show enthusiasm for the position. If the company has asked whether you’re interested in the job, you should thank them for their message, state that the position does sound interesting, and then write “May I ask what the salary range is?”
How much should a yearly raise be?
Merit-based pay increases for 2018 are expected to average: 2.8% for middle performers (69% of workers) 4.1% for high performers (25% of workers) 0.6% for low performance (6% of workers)