If the employer asks for your required salary, keep in mind that naming a figure early in the process will make it difficult to renegotiate the figure later. There are several ways you can answer this question. You can state the salary is negotiable and you would like to consider the salary in the context of the job's benefits package and promotion potential. You can then ask for the salary range for someone with your qualifications. If you are pressed for a figure, it is best to state that you have researched the fair market value for the position, and give a salary range. View additional salary negotiation information on the After the Interview tab.