boss salary increase request letter template

Boss Salary Increase Request Letter

How to ask your boss for a raise in a request letter? How do you say you want an increase? When looking for a request letter you can download and use this one.

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Letters may sound old- fashion but letters are a very formal, professional and respectful way to communicate especially in the workplace. Whether you want to raise a complain, apologize for any wrong, ask permission, make a request etc. to your boss a letter might be a good way of doing so.

How do you say you want a raise to your boss?

Writing a letter to someone of a higher status might sound a bit worrying. You need to sound polite, professional and get your message out clearly. When writing a request letter to your boss, the wording of your letter can have a big part in your request being granted or not. Below are some points to remember when writing a request letter to your boss:

  • Address your boss in a professional and respectable manner.
  • Include the date in your letter for reference.
  • Always include a greetings line.
  • Make sure to include a subject that clearly states the purpose of your letter. 
  • State your request clearly and concise.
  • Explain your request with a bit more details, be sure not to be too lengthy but state all important information.
  • Suggest any call to action if possible.
  • Always conclude with thanks.

Boss Salary Increase Request Letter

See our sample how to ask your boss to stay remote request letter below:

Dear {{Name}}, 

I hope this email reaches you well. As you probably know I'm been here for {{AMOUNT OF TIME}} and I've been thinking a lot lately about how I see myself growing within our company and team. As the {{POSITION}}, I've taken on responsibilities as our team has evolved. Most recently I have,


Hence, I'd like to revisit my salary to reflect my work and contributions. 

The positive feedback I've received in our weekly meetings has also encouraged me to do some salary research and based on people in similar roles and with similar responsibilities, I've found that an annual salary increase of {{amount}} is commensurate with my skills. Since joining this team and company, I've continued to expand my skill set and responsibilities and I'm looking forward to continuing to put that time and effort into our success here long-term. With an increase in compensation, I'm confident I can tackle new projects and continue to benefit the company. 

Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Robbin Klein(2/23/2022) - NZL

Thank you for this!!

Clinton Barker(2/23/2022) - USA

Great file to consider for your work

Florentina Diaz(2/23/2022) - AUS

Keep on the good work.

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