In many ways, searching for a job is a lot like searching for a home, or making your way through the college application process. Some of your prospects will be more affordable than others. Some will be pleasant in the moment, but offer little reward over the long term. Some will offer the promise of long term reward in exchange for an unpleasant short term experience. But very few of the open positions you find will offer everything you’d like—including a short commute, a high salary, a perfect path to advancement, and a fun working environment.In this entry, we’ll focus on just one aspect of the perfect job: salary. Here are a few moves that can help you land a job that will put a dent in your debts and allow you to stay on top of your expenses and save up for your next chapter.