How To Successfully Negotiate A Salary | KCUR

How To Successfully Negotiate A Salary

Jan 22, 2014

As a job hunter, we all want that great salary that pays us what we’re worth. But sometimes that means doing things most of us are uncomfortable with, like negotiating with your boss.

A study from the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that women make up only 2.5 percent of the nation’s highest salaries, in part because they often avoid negotiating for better pay.

Additionally, company budgets can limit what employers actually offer, and negotiating too aggressively can actually backfire. 

Host Susan Wilson will help answer questions about salary negotiation. What do you need to know before you go to the negotiating table? And what are some negotiating strategies that can win you the respect and cash that you deserve?


  • Rania Anderson, President of Meridian Consulting, LLC and Founder of The Way Women Work
  • Meg Montford, Executive Career Coach and President of Abilities Enhanced