GetRaised: A Site That Helps Find Out If You Are Underpaid

Umar 14-02-2011

You cannot be happy at your job unless you get the salary you deserve. But how does one determine the right amount for one’s job and find out if one is being underpaid? The answer is: through Get Raised.


find out if you are underpaid

find out if you are underpaid

Get Raised is a web service that asks you a series of questions to determine whether or not you are underpaid. You start by specifying your profession and then progress to your experience, time with current employer, past raises in salary, current annual salary, and location. Based on this data, your annual salary is displayed on a curve that represents the salary of similar people in your profession, area, and with the same level of experience. Your location on the curve, represented by a yellow dot, indicates how your salary ranks with others. The dot greatly helps in determining whether you are underpaid or not.

If you find that you are underpaid you should go to your company and ask for a raise, supporting yourself by presenting the stats in front of them. You can even get Get Raised to write you a raise request letter for a one-time fee of $20; if you do not get a raise within 6 months of submitting this raise request letter, the site refunds your money.


  • A user friendly website.
  • Finds out whether or not you are underpaid.
  • Considers numerous factors such as location, experience, profession, etc.
  • Displays your salary on a curve relative to other people like you.
  • Similar sites: MySalaryWiki, GlassDoor and CostOfLiving.

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  1. elasticzone
    April 8, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Excellent tool, do you have information the another site with advice about how negotiate a raise of salary?