I don't know about you, but I know always hate the salary requirement part because I don't want to shoot myself in the foot by either lowballing or highballing it. I don't want to be taken advantage of financially or appear uninformed if I put in a salary that is too low and I dont want to be overlooked if I put one that is too high. What I usually do is put a range and then I would also imply that I am flexible.
So for example, I would write: $35-$40/hour but open to negotiation.
In the NYC metropolitan area,
what would be an acceptable range for a RN in a ambulatory care center?
I know a regular office RN would make about $25 an hour, give or take, so I suppose a RN in an ambulatory care center would make more than that? maybe $30? I don't know.
Also, I always wonder, what is the proper place to include your request?
.Since I don't always include a cover letter, I usually put it at the very end of my resume for the jobs that ask for a salary requirement.