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So I just got a 7% raise (which puts me closer to a Senior SE Software Eng. salary) a few months back.
But my seniors are really impressed by my performance so far (we’ve been receiving millions of new non-paying users since we do virtual schools), and might bump me to Manager in a few weeks for a smaller project (and probably will remain a Tech Lead in the current main project).
Now the question: should I ask for a raise and how much? Responsibilities will definitely be more but the company has kind of stated they are looking to cut costs (many devs are probably getting laid off), and to be honest, it may not be the best time for me to gamble my job. But on the other hand, I feel I have a lot to offer and if they don’t give me a decent raise I will feel exploited with the extra work.
Been thinking the possible scenarios so many times. Help is appreciated!