Salary-Related Mock Interview

Salary interview questions can be the toughest to answer, here are 10 salary related questions with answer examples that can help you during your next interview.

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What are your salary expectations?

"Currently, I earn a base salary of $45,000 per year, and I would like to earn slightly higher in my next position, as I have additional certifications since my last salary negotiation took place."

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10 Salary Interview Questions & Answers

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  • Career Goals

    1. What are your salary expectations?

  • Compatibility

    2. Do you feel performance should be rewarded over experience?

  • Situational

    3. How do you feel about performance incentives?

  • Job Satisfaction

    4. How would you prefer to be compensated?

  • Discovery

    5. What is your current salary?

  • Direct

    6. Are you comfortable being paid on a 100% commission basis?

  • Performance Based

    7. Do you feel that you are currently paid what you are worth?

  • Job Satisfaction

    8. Is compensation the most important factor for you when taking a new job?

  • Experience

    9. What is the most amount of money you have ever earned? Why did you leave that position?

  • Adaptability

    10. Will you be willing to take a salary cut?