Negotiating a Salary

Respond to the recruiter to try and maximize your compensation.

You are working as a software developer at a SaaS company, and have been excelling in your role. You are making $105,000 annually with a bonus of $10K.

You were approached by a headhunter on LinkedIn about an Engineering Manager position, which would be a major step up and is in line with what you want to do as the next step in your career.

You do some research and learn that the average salary for an Engineering Manager in your area ranges from $110K-140K with a bonus of $5-20K. That's a big range!

In this exercise:

  • You will role-play an exchange of messages
  • Select the most suitable response
  • Try and get the highest salary and bonus