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    What does it mean when a job says the salary is for example £30,000 - £35,000. Does that mean if they are impressed they will pay £35k or the more able will get the 35k?
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    What does it mean when a job says the salary is for example £30,000 - £35,000. Does that mean if they are impressed they will pay £35k or the more able will get the 35k?
    It means you get paid 35k monthly kappa
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    What does it mean when a job says the salary is for example £30,000 - £35,000. Does that mean if they are impressed they will pay £35k or the more able will get the 35k?
    It depends upon the company. It may be that the position has been approved at a certain grade, and that's the salary range for that grade. It is possible that they may assess a candidate at a lower grade, with a lower salary. Getting hired at the top of a grade range may restrict future pay rises.

    If they're publishing a salary range, I wouldn't be too optimistic that they'd pay much more.

    It is extremely important to know what you're worth, but also to get the right job, that you enjoy and where you can learn from others.
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    What does it mean when a job says the salary is for example £30,000 - £35,000. Does that mean if they are impressed they will pay £35k or the more able will get the 35k?
    Usually depends on your experience - i.e. ability to do the job.
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    It's usually a salary band that they think appropriate candidates will be expecting for the type of role/market rate.

    They could offer you at the bottom end if you have less experience or the top end if they think it is worthwhile/appropriate.


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    If it is provided by an employer, it means the salary range for that job is 30-35k and your salary will be decided based on your experience, competencies and negotiating skills/charisma. 30k is the base minimum, 35k is the role ceiling and you won't get more than this. Most are stuck in the middle, lest you are a graduate, then you're always slapped the bottom, unless you're charismatic and can get that extra grand.

    If it is provided by a statistics firm/job database like CV library or reed, it basically means the same thing, wherein the lowest number is the lowest salary paid by any employer that employs said job role, and the highest number is the highest salary paid by an employer who employs that job role. So if it says Retail Assistant 15 000 - 25 000 then it means that perhaps Primark has lowest wages of 15k possible (and they would have their own ranges, like 15-18k) and then Hawes & Curtis or House of Fraser has 25k as the maximum wage for their retail assistants.

    Candidates at the bottom end are new entries to said industry, whereas candidates at the top end are typically those who the company doesn't want working for their competitors because you're experienced or evidently competent, so they offer you higher salaries to sway you in.
 
 
 
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