Salary Negotiation Letter


Salary negotiation letter is written by a person who has been recently selected for a particular post in a company or an organization.  He or she can request Human Resource team of a company for an increment in salary from what they have been currently offered.  They can give reasons for negotiating the salary which can range from their past work experiences, skills, and the previous salary.

Salary Negotiation letter is a formal letter, so the tone of the letter should be polite and it should be free from grammatical errors. Also, double check to ensure the letter is not too long but to the point and concise.  In the letter, you can thank the recipient for offering you the current position and mention that you expect a positive response from them.



Devanshi Shah

Head H.R department

Celso enterprises




Kinjal Katira


Respected madam,

First of all, I would like to thank you for offering me the position of head of sales department in your company. It gives me immense pleasure to receive the joining letter from your reputed company. Before joining there is a request that I would like to make.

I have been offered a salary package of ten lacs per annum which I feel is a bit short from my expectations.  I am switching from my current job in Gurgaon, and there I was offered twelve lacs per annum. Due to unavoidable circumstances, I have to leave the job as the timings, and work load is depriving me of my personal space and time.

Now if I accept your offer, I will have to commute daily from Gurgaon to Delhi.  A certain amount of money would go into traveling. Also considering my past work experiences and my skills, I feel I deserve a better package. I have been the head of sales department for a very a long time now and have been awarded for my performance quite a lot of occasions in the past. If I join your company, I am positive to increase your sales with my skills and dedication. I have also completed a few diplomas apart from my MBA, as you must have seen in my resume.

I would be highly obliged if you consider my request. Hoping to hear from you soon.

Thanking you

Yours sincerely

Kinjal Katira


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