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It's more likely that you will gain more respect from the employer, not offend the employer, if you try to negotiate a higher salary.
Asking for more money leaves the impression that you are valuable. Don't be concerned that the employer will summarily dismiss you if you ask for more money. The employer offered you a job because you were the top choice, so find out how badly the employer wants you.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|