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Once you've determined timing is right, tell your boss that you would appreciate his considering giving you a raise, based on your "above and beyond" performance. Say you've taken liberty of writing out your accomplishments for his easy reference, and give him your list. Then mention (if appropriate) what employees in similar positions are earning at other companies, and give him data to back it up.
Do not mention a specific salary figure that you'd like to earn. This is beginning of a negotiation process, and your first step is to convince your boss that your request deserves consideration. Once you pass that hurdle, be prepared to suggest a RANGE, such as a 3-5% increase.
If you've presented a good case and you know from your research that you are worth more than you are being paid, chance are good that you'll obtain your raise. But it depends on many factors, least of which may be your boss's desire to keep you on his staff. He may agree that you deserve a raise and desperately want to give it to you, but this may not be a decision he has authority to make. Plus company's budget is another important factor. Depending on how well things are going, there simply may not be enough in coffers to pay you what you're worth.
If for whatever reason you are unsuccessful in obtaining a raise, you'll need to decide what your next step should be. If you love your job, you may be willing to continue working there. If not, be prepared to start looking elsewhere if a higher salary is your top priority.
Bonnie Lowe is author of the popular "Job Interview Success System" and publishes a free information-packed ezine called "Career-Life Times." Find out about those resources and check out powerful strategies for job seekers at her website: http://www.best-interview-strategies.com.