Your answer should be similar to, "I am more focused on finding the right fit with a progressive company than salary. I am certain that once all the duties and responsibilities are detailed and it is determined that my qualifications meet your requirements, you will make me an offer commensurate with my potential contribution to the organization". If you are pressed beyond this, say that you are open to any reasonable offer but that your current/last compensation is/was ________.
Keep focused on the positive! Relate your answer to the position at hand! Take opportunities to focus on your accomplishments! Communicate how you will benefit the company! Don't leave a negative dangling without turning it into a positive.
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