Check the job opportunities on the company’s careers website
“If there are multiple positions like yours at the company, the job description closely resembles yours, and the salary is higher, that’s one of the most obvious signs,” workplace expert Lynn Taylor told businessinsider.com. But don’t just check out what a similar job pays; explore lower-level jobs within your company as well. Here’s why: This allows you to explore what new, younger, or less experienced employees are being paid, and to gauge if that feels reasonable compared to your level of experience and role in the company. (Here are some habits to steal from people who are great at saving money.)
Talk to someone in HR
If you feel comfortable talking to someone in human resources, ask them about other positions in your company. Yes, other. Be friendly and open when you’re inquiring, and don’t admit you feel unvalued and want a raise. (Discuss that with your boss, first.) Explain that you’re curious what entry-level jobs pay compared to when you first started out in the field; or simply state you may be interested in applying for a more senior position in the company and wonder what the salary range is.