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Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« on: February 07, 2012, 06:33:40 PM »
Wow I haven't been here for a while. So I'm applying for a freelance writing job for an independent game company and they asked for me to post a desired salary rate. I was wondering what's considered reasonable for a small studio like this? I don't want to put down anything to low or hurt my chances and ask for something incredibly high.

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Re: Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012, 06:37:35 PM »
Do a Google search and there are many places that will list salaries for numerous occupations.
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Re: Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2012, 06:46:06 PM »
I did, but I didn't get any straight answers.

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Re: Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2012, 06:52:17 PM »
You could always use the old standby and put "negotiable"  :-\
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Re: Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2012, 07:02:55 PM »
Maybe there are some other forums that are more refined to your expertise ?
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Re: Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2012, 07:09:35 PM »
Here's a Gamasutra article listing 2010 salaries in the industry -

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/34304/Game_Developer_Reveals_2010_Game_Industry_Salary_Survey_Results.

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Re: Reasonable Asking Salary for a Small Company?
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2012, 07:41:17 PM »
Interesting...salaries are higher than I would think.
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