I'm so excited! I got a phone interview for a job I applied for months ago at a really cool big pharma company. It'd be a great opportunity if the pay and area of work are a good fit (taking the job would involve an out-of-state move). So, I has questions!

1) Is it ok to ask for a general salary range on a first interview?

2) Since this is a phone interview, and presumably informal, should I assume a follow-up in-person interview will happen if this one goes well?


3) How much time is generally acceptable to ask for in making a decision to accept/setting a start date? I assume they'd be pretty flexible with it if I tell them I'd have to have time to wrap up things at my current job/figure out a move.

Any other tips for phone interviews, or any things I should remember to ask?