How To Know What You Get Paid When Switching

Wondering how people navigate situations where your total comp is mostly made up of your bonus.  How do you then evaluate offers from other firms when the only known amount is salary? 

Do you explicitly raise this question of bonus amounts during the interview process?  Or after you receive an offer?  Can you even sign a contract which states that your sign on or first year bonus will be a certain amount?  

Just wondering how people make sure they aren't getting big paycuts when switching because of fuzzy bonus schemes.

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