Generally speaking, when we talk about promotion, naturally, we think of a salary increase. The two seem to always go together.

In most cases, especially in big companies with well-established systems, this is indeed the case.

But now there is another phenomenon that is becoming more and more common, which is promotion without a salary raise.

According to a survey conducted by Office Team this year, 39% of HR managers in the United States say this phenomenon is common in their companies, which is 17% higher than the figure in 2011.
根据 Office Team 公司今年的一项调查,美国39%的HR经理都说这种现象在他们的公司很常见,这比2011年的数据高了17个百分点。

The survey also shows that 64% of the workforce in the United States expresses their willingness to accept such promotions.

As far as the company is concerned, it is risky to give employees a promotion without giving them a raise.

Because after employees get a new title, they may be able to go to other companies to find a higher-paying job.

And the company should be very clear about it.

So, if your new position does expose you to a lot of things that you cannot meet before, there is no problem in not having your salary raised for a moment.

But if the company doesn’t give you a raise for a long time, or if the number of salary increases is far less than that of the promotions, then you have to pay attention, because the company may have the following problems:

1. This company is going downhill, and there is no budget for employees’ salary increase.
1. 这家公司已经不行了,没有预算给你加工资。

2. This company does not really value you.
2. 这家公司并不是真的重视你。

3. Your current position is not important and the company does not worry about your resignation.
3. 你现在的这个职位不重要,公司并不担心你辞职。