Thank You Letter for Pay Raise

Finally getting a much-awaited and well-deserved pay raise is thrilling for any employe, particularly so if it was given without having to ask for it. Even if you did ask for it and you received it, you should feel proud about the fact that your boss couldn’t deny that you're indeed an important employe of the organization. That you should be treated well and rewarded accordingly. Either way, when you do get a raise it's a good idea to thank your boss for it, by sending a simple thank you letter or a note to her/him. Not only is it a good etiquette, it also shows your boss that you truly appreciate the fact that you've been rewarded for your work. Gratitude for anything always multiplies it. If you say a simple thank you now, you'll definitely be considered for the next raise, whenever it's scheduled. Here, we provide you with a sample of a thank you letter for a pay raise that you've recently received.

Tips to Write a Good Thank You Letter

A thank you letter is never very long. it's short and simple. So, you could either leave a note on your boss’. Desk or you could send her/him an e-mail expressing your appreciation for the raise. If you got the raise without asking for it, mention that you're happy that the organization is focusing on you, your work. Your growth. On the other hand, if you got the raise after asking for it, mention the same to say that you appreciate that they heeded your request and agree that you deserve the raise. As mentioned earlier, appreciation always does the trick and makes your boss happy too.

Sample I

Dear (Name of Boss or Ma’am/Sir),

This is a small note of appreciation on my part for the surprising raise I've been awarded this month. I'm very thankful for the fact that you've recognized my potential and considered me worthy of a raise.

I assure you that I'll live up to the expectations you've set for me. More, on my part. The faith you've placed in me and my work means a lot to me. Has given me further impetus to perform better.

Thank you once again.

Sincerely,

Signature (if it's a handwritten note)

Your Name

Sample II

Dear (Name of Boss or Ma’am/Sir),

I'd sincerely like to thank you for heeding my request for a pay raise and implementing it just a month after I requested it. I appreciate the fact that you took the time to look into my request, to consider my work. Find me worthy of the raise that you've awarded me.

I understand that a pay raise comes with greater responsibilities, which I assure you I'll fulfill to my very best. Never give you a chance to regret your decision.

Thank you once again.

Sincerely,

Signature (if it's a handwritten note)

Your Name

As you can see, the sample letters that have been provided above are short and to the point. The language is simple and full of gratitude. Also, notice that there is a promise to perform better and to live up to the salary amount you're being given every month. Make sure you live up to your promise so that you're taken seriously even in the future. Considered for better raises. Hopefully these sample letters have given you a fair idea about how such letters are written. Good luck!

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