8 Salary Negotiation Tactics for Black Women

Salary negotiations can be a daunting and stressful process, especially for Black women. You want to get the salary you deserve, but you don’t want to appear pushy and greedy. Racism and sexism are unfortunate realities at the bargaining table. 

Black women — it’s time to put the butterflies aside. Negotiating compensation can be one of the most important tools to help us get closer to closing the pay gap. 

The numbers are sobering. Black women earn 63 cents for every dollar earned by white men and at the current rate, Black women’s earnings won’t be equal to white men until 2130, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

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