I am working at a well funded fast-growing startup. It's been about 8 months into the job. I wanted to ask how I should bring up the topic about salary and career growth within the firm. There was no communication about this with me when I had first signed the contract but I need to know what salary hike the firm plans to give and how that would vary on performance. How should I bring up this topic and go about discussing it with my manager?
Note: My base pay is much lower than what I expect to receive. I want to bring up my major discontentment with my salary (there is a valid reason for this as graduates with the same degree as I are getting multiple times of what I am making).
Any advice on how I should bring up and steer this conversation will be highly appreciated.