should I worry that I’m being overpaid?

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A reader writes: I hesitate to ask this question because it reminds my girlfriend who complains about being too skinny (and I just want to deck her), but here goes: I started working for a for-profit corporation after years of working for nonprofits. My current salary at the for-profit was already a significant raise from my previous job – which I am very grateful for. One of my direct reports was making about 15% more than me, but I didn’t care: he’s a specialist, and a rock star to boot, and I felt like I was being paid amply for the work I was doing. . . .

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