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How to Negotiate Salary as a Woman in Technology

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How to Negotiate Salary as a Woman in Technology

Negotiating your job offers is very important, especially as a woman. I believe that’s the best way to do something about the gender pay gap in tech—which, unfortunately, isn’t a myth. So I wanted to share some strategies on how to negotiate your salary as a woman in technology.

Why the Gender Pay Gap Isn’t a Myth

As illustrated by the Dice Gender Pay Gap in Tech Report, Gender Pay Gap is very real. I’ve created a separate post on it, sharing more insights and statistics on the issue, but for now, I want to share some highlights with you:

  • According to this research, female Software Engineers make on average $8,559 less than their male counterparts of the same education and experience level.
  • Female Data Scientists make on average $9,561 less than their male colleagues
  • Product Manager role has an average salary gap of $4,709 between men and women
  • And female UX/UI Engineers make on average $1,923 less than their equally qualified male colleagues

This is just the tip of the iceberg. Learn more from my post and from the full Dice Gender Pay Gap in Tech Report. […]

This article originally appeared on Coding Blonde.

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