SixFigureStart is quoted in Careerrelocate.com on 5 Ways to Negotiate the Best Salary for an Out-of-State Job:
3. Researching the going rate for your position
Salaries vary greatly by geography, industry, company size and function. “You really need to do your research for out-of-state companies because you will likely not be as familiar with the local economics and culture,” says Caroline Ceniza-Levine, co-author of “How the Fierce Handle Fear: Secrets to Succeeding in Challenging Times” and partner at the career-coaching firm SixFigureStart in New York City.
Start by looking at CareerRelocate.com and other websites that offer wage information.
“Once you have an idea of ranges, then you can find people in that location working in the same industry and for similar size companies and ask them if the range sounds right,” Ceniza-Levine says. “LinkedIn is a great resource for finding people. Job boards in general sometimes have chat or message boards. Your undergrad or grad school contacts are also a good place to look as alumni are geographically dispersed and there may be someone in your new target location.”
Read more tips on researching and negotiating salaries in Beth Hering’s piece: 5 Ways to Negotiate the Best Salary for an Out-of-State Job