The easiest way to answer this question would be to simply say that you’re looking for whatever the company is offering.
Look at it from the point of view of the potential employer. Would they hire someone if they answered this question with:
A good salary. And uhh, well, that’s about it!
This answer pretty much says that the moment they get a higher paying offer, they’re going to jump ship!
Instead, explain to the interviewer that this job at this company is the perfect fit for you. Mention what your short-term and long-term career goals are, and how this position ties to them.
I’m looking to further apply my machine learning skills that I developed during my 2+ years of work at [Startup X]. There, I used to do programmatic ads model design.*
Now, I’m looking for an opportunity to work on a larger scale project that involves setting up programmatic ads for audiences of more than 10 million people.*
I believe that worked with such a large-scale project will allow me to progress significantly faster in my career