1. Ask yourself why you deserve a rise
It’s true that you can’t influence anyone you’re worth more unless you can find concrete arguments to back up your request. Firstly, reread your job description. If you can show your boss you’ve gone beyond the call of duty by taking on extra work and responsibilities then you stand a much better chance of winning him or her over.
2. Your skill set
You have to think of this with respect to a company’s ability to replace you. Ensure that your skills pressed out of a mold so that anyone in your company could do your job or simply do you have skills that no one else in your department/company could cover. And if that’s the case, you deserve a raise!
3. The stress
The stress levels inexperienced in IT are high and they not at all seems to back off. This stress can show the way you to health issues, relationship issues, and other problems. If your business thinks you should deal with that stress at a less than acceptable pay level, it has another think coming. I have worked in IT shops that paid just over what I could easily make in retail and with far less stress. If your employer values your work, then it should respect the stress you deal with day in and day out.
4. Dealing with clients
This goes along with stress. You have to deal with clients on a daily basis, and you have to do so professionally. In fact, it is this engineer-to-client boundary that helps compose it easier for your company to collect on bills. Because you have this face-to-face interaction with the clients, your employer must trust you with its income. The better you are at dealing with clients, the happier those clients will