Salary Negotiation Counter Offer Letter [Sample]

Learn how to write a salary negotiation counter offer letter. Use our sample salary negotiation counter offer letter as a template for your counter offer letter.

salary negotiation counter offer letter sample

[Name of Candidate]
[Address of Candidate]
[City, State, Zip Code]


[Name of Employer]
[Name of Company]
[Address of Company]
[City, State, Zip Code]

Dear [Name of Employer]:

Thank you for graciously offering me the position for [Job Title] at [Name of Company]. I am very pleased and honored to be given the chance to fulfill the position and flattered that you’re considering me as a top candidate.

Before I join your elite team, I am hoping to negotiate a somewhat higher salary base. While your salary offer is generous, I am looking for an annual salary of [AMOUNT]. 

I truly believe this dollar amount is more reflective of my current skills and past experience, which includes a full [12 years] in the [medical management field].

I hope we can set up a meeting in order to negotiate my salary at your earliest convenience. I am available all week and can be reached on my cell phone at [(555) 123-4444] or by email at [].

Again, thank you so much for this great opportunity and I look forward to finalizing the negotiations in the near future.


[Signature of Candidate]
[Printed Name of Candidate]

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