How to Answer: What is your current salary?
Advice and answer examples written specifically for an Athletic Director job interview.
32. What is your current salary?
What You Need to Know
The interviewer would like to know what you are currently earning so they can make a competitive offer when the time comes. A potential employer will often base their offer on your current salary. You should be transparent about your most recent earnings and be prepared to back up any salary requests.
Entry Level Example
"As a recent graduate, I would like to be offered a fair salary that reflects my recent education. I am most concerned with joining an organization that will help me to grow my career in this industry. Compensation is not my primary driver."
"I earn a base salary of $98,000 plus a car allowance of $900/month and health benefits. I am looking for a competitive salary in my next position."
"I am currently making $100,000 per year with two bonus opportunities. I am looking for compensation aligned with the role and provides an opportunity for growth."
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