Salary Negotiation Letter [Sample]

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

salary negotiation letter sample

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

Top 5 Stories Of The Week 🔥


Watercolor painting woman typing on a sleek black laptop

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

Dear [Name of Employer]:

I was very happy to receive your offer of employment as [Head of Waste Management] for [Name of Company]. 

Your environmental practices are the best in the state, and it was enlightening and enjoyable to meet your team and see your facilities.

After taking the time to consider your offer, I am concerned about the salary you offered as it is lower than I had anticipated. 

Since I have worked for the [Name of City] in waste management for the past five years and started several programs including handling plastic water bottles and food waste recycling, I believe I can be an asset to your company. 

Environmental protection is my passion and even in my free time I help smaller recycling centers become more efficient.

I would very much like to work for your company because I see that your practices are the way forward in the area of environmental sustainability. 

I would appreciate it if I could arrange an appointment with you to discuss the salary further. I will call you next week. I can be reached at [Phone Number] or at [Email Address].

Thank you again for offering me the job. I’m sure we can reach a mutually satisfactory agreement.


[Signature of Candidate]
[Printed Name of Candidate]

Related Posts

  1. How to Write a Shift Change Request Letter (with Samples)
  2. How to Deal with Unfair Treatment at Work
  3. How to Write a Simple Job Transfer Request Letter (with Sample)
  4. Writing a Salary Negotiation Counter Offer Letter [with Sample]