A Free Job-Seeker Sample Cover Letter in Response to Salary Requirement Request

A sample job-seeker letter responding to an employer’s request for a salary requirement.

Salary Requirement Request Sample Letter for Job-Seekers

7 Greenway Court
Eugene, OR 97401

Ms. Deanna Kindig
Dell, Inc.
One Dell Way
Round Rock, TX 78682

Dear Ms. Kindig,

My varied customer service and training experience, along with my extensive educational background, make me an ideal candidate for the corporate trainer position posted in your career center.

Much of my previous work experience has been in customer service, and the tools and techniques I have learned from this industry apply directly to the skills corporate trainers need — the skills you seek — speaking effectively, facilitating group discussion, solving problems, developing rapport, organizing, meeting goals, and managing groups.

My extensive educational background — a bachelor’s degree in marketing, with minors in human resources and communications, and postgraduate work in teaching and counseling — will help me add new perspectives and ideas to your department.

I know I can be a key player on your training team, and I would like the chance to prove that to you.

Per your request, an acceptable salary range for this job, based on the description and my research, is $50,000-$55,000, not including benefits or supplements. My requirement is flexible and negotiable, depending on such factors as additional benefits, faster salary reviews, and increased advancement opportunities.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


John Oakley

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