Here is an example of a cover letter that lists salary requirements for a job.
Sample Cover Letter With a Salary Requirement / Range Listed
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Your Phone Number
City, State, Zip Code
Dear Contact Person:
I’m writing to express my interest in the Web Design Specialist position listed on Craigslist. I have experience designing consumer-focused health-based websites. While much of my experience has been in the business world, I understand the social value of the non-profit sector.
My responsibilities included the design and development of the site’s editorial voice and style, and the daily content programming and production of the website. I worked closely with health care professionals and medical editors to help them provide the best possible information to a consumer audience of patients and health care professionals.
Experience has taught me how to build strong relationships with all departments at an organization. I have the ability to work within a team as well as cross-team. I can work with web engineers to resolve technical issues and implement technical enhancements, work with the development department to implement design and functional enhancements, and monitor site statistics and conduct search engine optimization.
My salary requirement is in the $70,000 – $80,000 range.
Thank you for your consideration.
Signature (hard copy letter)
Sending an Email Cover Letter
If you’re sending your cover letter via email, list your name and the job title in the subject line of the email message. Include your contact information in your email signature, and don’t list the employer contact information. Start your email message with the salutation. Here’s an example of a formatted email cover letter.
Please Note: This sample is provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.
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