How To Negotiate A Large Raise: A Simple 4-Step Guide


Step 1: Determine the average salary of an individual with your job title and years of experience. Websites like and can be invaluable in this respect.

Step 2: Arrange a meeting with your boss. Instead of asking for a raise directly, propose a metric-based statement of value that you can achieve. Here’s a good example: “If I can increase sales by 25% in three months. can we move my salary from $80,000 to $95,000?”

Step 3: If your boss agrees to the terms, simply meet the objective and then revisit the conversation afterwards to receive your raise. If your boss does not agree to the terms, negotiate alternative terms.

Step 4: Enjoy your raise!


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