Salary, Compensation, and Negotiation

Salary Data
This Emory University Library page provides links to salary information for graduates of the top 30 MBA programs in the United States.  Though focused on full-time program graduates it will give you a good sense of offer ranges and signing bonuses. is one of the most well respected free online salary resources.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics enables you to search for median annual earnings by job title as well as by educational level.  Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs provides some useful regional earnings data.

Don’t forget that networking with others within the industry as well as the company will help you determine an appropriate salary range.  Also many professional associations conduct their own targeted and timely salary surveys.  Most associations provide data free to members.      

Online Resources/Readings

Evaluating Job Offers
Get a Pay Raise

How to Ask for a Raise

Dos and Don’ts of Salary Negotiation

Evaluating a Job Offer