Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Evaluating & Negotiating Your Job Offer

There are many factors, not just salary, that contribute to the  value of a job offer.  Take the time to analyze whether a job offer meets your criteria and if it is a good fit for you.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact a Career Advisor (508-286-8215) to discuss the terms of your offer.

You may also want to utilize the following web resources:

Research salaries in your prospective field:

  • QuintCareers.com – a great collection of the best and free job offer, salary information, and salary negotiation resources for job seekers.
  • NACE Salary Survey – quarterly undergraduate and graduate salary information provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
  • Salary.com – salary searches yield base pay, salary ranges, and total compensation packages. For a fee you can also purchase their Personal Salary Report.
  • Simplyhired.com – use the Simply Salary calculator to see how your current income stacks up against the salaries of those in the same profession, both locally and nationally.
  • Vault.com – get “insider” information to salary and benefits.

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