So, tomorrow is the big day when I negotiate details for my possible new job. One of the things that I was told to think about was the hourly wage. I looked on salary.com and the median wage per hour for this job is $12 an hour (which is what I was thinking about asking). I have several years experience in working with children birth-high school. I have an associate degree and I am currently working on finishing my Bachelor's degree.
Here is my problem. My area tends to pay below the national average for most jobs. I have worked at a few day cares and the only time that I was paid anywhere near $12 was when I was in the Georgia Pre-K program which is funded by the state. This position is not in the pre-k program, however, I have heard that this center does tend to pay better than the other day care centers. I have heard that they start their new teachers off at $10 an hour. Since I have several years of experience and an associate degree, do you think it would be okay to ask for $12 and then negotiate from there?
Also, any other negotiating tips?
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