April 2013 Dice Report: Tapped, But Not Tapped Out
According to a majority of hiring managers and recruiters, more than half of tech professionals accept the first offer without negotiating either starting salaries or hourly rates. How much does that cost candidates?
The national average salary for technology professionals is currently $85,619. In year one of employment, not haggling costs $4,300 on average.
See what causes tech candidates to accept the first offer, rather than negotiate a higher salary.