When setting your salary target, it can be helpful to compare wages for similar positions in Sweden. On Saco salary search (available in Swedish) you will find statistics based on 300,000 graduates.
When you are on parental leave you should have the same pay raise as if you were present at work. After each salary revision, AF reviews the outcome to try to exclude wage discrimination due to parental leave. The topic is complex, so contact us if you consider your salary development being disadvantaged due to parental leave/VAB.
Low or no salary increase
You and your manager should develop a plan of action if you have low or no salary increase. If you are concerned and have questions, contact AF.