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What is the best time to ask for more money?

How often is it appropriate to ask for a construction salary increase? Raises should be requested every year and according to your construction career plan. If you are on schedule financially you should allow the construction employer to make the next move. However, if you are behind the pay curve, you need to request a raise the next time you do something positive for the construction employer- awarded a project, completed a project under budget or before schedule, etc. Your leverage is at its peek when you have just been recognized for good performance.