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    • LC1990
    • By LC1990 17th May 17, 4:34 PM
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    Seen this and just had to reply...

    Prison Officer for Sodexo: £17.5k
    Based on 45-50 hours per week. (works out to be just above minimum wage at like £8.00p/h)
    Benefits aren't the best.

    Don't get paid near enough for what we do, very dangerous job and life threatening at times. But yeah I choose to do it so can't say much. Unions have been fighting for wage rises within the prison sector for the last 8 years, although they did receive a £350 wage rise for 2016. Before it was £17.2k
    Last edited by LC1990; 17-05-2017 at 4:38 PM. Reason: More info...
    • ergot2005
    • By ergot2005 20th May 17, 10:58 AM
    • 6 Posts
    • 1 Thanks
    31,200k lorry driver
    • zee1120
    • By zee1120 20th May 17, 9:20 PM
    • 7 Posts
    • 3 Thanks
    Junior Software Developer - £24k - Benefits include Pizzas on payday, 25 days holiday (Increasing every 2 years by 1 up to 28) - A day off on your birthday, perkbox subscription, childcare vouchers, company pension and life enrichment benefit of £30 a month.
    • behenjamin
    • By behenjamin 21st May 17, 5:03 AM
    • 8 Posts
    • 38 Thanks
    Press buttons in a power station

    Currently £35k will be £39k once training complete with regular structured pay rises after that. This includes a shift allowance.
    Private medial cover
    Average 37 hours a week
    258.2 hours holiday a year
    Double time overtime
    p[ension, life assurance, generous sick yada yada yada

    However, as a shift worker. I work 2 weekends out of 4, sometimes xmas, bank holidays and new years eve/day etc Although they are 12 hour shifts means I only work 14 days a month.
    Last edited by behenjamin; 21-05-2017 at 5:19 AM.
    Debt free (apart from Mortgage) Xmas 18
    Loan £4187 £4109.93 - Tesco C card 1 £2950
    - AA credit card £1021.58 £739 - overdraft £2000 Tesco C card 2 £4455
    • FoxFace
    • By FoxFace 21st May 17, 7:02 AM
    • 238 Posts
    • 2,578 Thanks
    I'm a Senior Housing Benefits officer for a private outsourcing company. 37½ hours pw, £20k pa +bonus, lots of benefits, decent pension, health insurance etc and the biggest perk of them all, working from home
    Debt Free Wannabe 21.05.2017
    ~Loan 04/07/17: £5500.00/5028.98p~Credit Card: £4861.51/£4090.68p
    Total Starting Debt = £11,020.01p Currently: £9119.66p
    ~Grocery Challenge: 5 Weeks under budget/1 over~
    Click>Fox's Debt Free Diary ~ Fox's Vegan Recipes<Click
    • Helvetica Van Buren
    • By Helvetica Van Buren 21st May 17, 8:34 AM
    • 244 Posts
    • 341 Thanks
    Helvetica Van Buren
    Small business co-owner.
    East Midlands
    "low" year = £45,000
    "good" year = £85,000
    "best" year = £99,000 (happened once, two years ago)
    • elephantrosie
    • By elephantrosie 21st May 17, 10:57 PM
    • 424 Posts
    • 119 Thanks
    pre or post tax salary?
    Another night of thankfulness.
    • Sir Artois
    • By Sir Artois 12th Jun 17, 3:59 PM
    • 33 Posts
    • 3 Thanks
    Sir Artois
    design engineer £27k
    no perks although talk of a profit sharing scheme of late
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 15th Jun 17, 3:58 PM
    • 359 Posts
    • 614 Thanks
    FE Lecturer (I also do training so get more then a standard lecturer) - £30,900

    30 days holiday..Pensions meant to be good but Im not in it.

    Like others I feel I get far too little for working with 200-odd students a year, but it is what it is.
    Debt: May 15: £17335 Jul 16: £13874 Jan 17: £11,606
    • luke623
    • By luke623 18th Jun 17, 5:43 PM
    • 53 Posts
    • 38 Thanks
    Apprentice valve technician
    £13700 a year before tax.
    Next pay rise will put that up to £17800 before tax
    • agentk
    • By agentk 18th Jun 17, 11:38 PM
    • 166 Posts
    • 142 Thanks
    Me too!

    Litter picker 11 hrs

    Paper round 11 hrs

    Age 47

    Combined wage 7k gotta laugh or i will cry
    Originally posted by agentk
    Made redundant from my huge paper round 20 odd years service so nice 2k+ payment.

    Moved from agency wkend litter pick to 30 hour contract with LA as a mobile caretaker. salary 12k + overtime and mileage pension etc. Down side split shifts mornings and evenings and plenty of toilet cleaning But inside work out the weather
    3.55kw 2 systems 2.3 se 1.25 sw installed may 2011 and oct 2011..

    I have never been mis sold anything but i have bought a few things i didnt need!
    • JourneyH
    • By JourneyH 19th Jun 17, 11:37 AM
    • 9 Posts
    • 114 Thanks
    No hours contract
    Door supervisor (not on a club door)
    Best year I made 13500
    Usually 11350
    Ten years so far
    No character references
    The perk is I only put down what I can work, the downside is you could get two shifts......
    • louloubelle79
    • By louloubelle79 19th Jun 17, 4:04 PM
    • 265 Posts
    • 129 Thanks
    £10,800 after tax Part Time Nurse (19hrs week)
    Hoping to be mortgage free by 2026 age 47
    Current rate 2.79% fixed for 10 years
    Current mortgage end date: 03/10/2043
    MFW Starting Mortgage Jan 17 - £114,703
    2017 OPs £6000
    • skinnyn4
    • By skinnyn4 19th Jun 17, 8:06 PM
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    • 0 Thanks
    HGV driver

    30k basic but will finish on about 37k with about 15 saturdays and a few hours a week overtime. Average about 50 hours a week.

    31 days holiday
    Driver of the month based on attendance, accidents and getting all deliveries finished. Top 6 win between £50-600.
    • LouisandMaddie
    • By LouisandMaddie 20th Jun 17, 4:26 PM
    • 1 Posts
    • 0 Thanks
    22 Year Old - Product Manager for BT - 28k basic + 10% bonus

    - Interest Free Loan
    - Free BT internet and phone line
    - BT Sport for a £1 per year
    - Company laptop
    - Company phone
    - Share related benefits
    - Pension Scheme
    - 25 Days Holiday
    - Discounts at gyms, restaurants etc
    • luke623
    • By luke623 20th Jun 17, 5:05 PM
    • 53 Posts
    • 38 Thanks
    22 Year Old - Product Manager for BT - 28k basic + 10% bonus

    - Interest Free Loan
    - Free BT internet and phone line
    - BT Sport for a £1 per year
    - Company laptop
    - Company phone
    - Share related benefits
    - Pension Scheme
    - 25 Days Holiday
    - Discounts at gyms, restaurants etc
    Originally posted by LouisandMaddie
    I find that impressive for a 22 year old, great benefits aswell!. Is there also further opportunities for you to progress in the company?

    • Sponge_Cake
    • By Sponge_Cake 20th Jun 17, 9:06 PM
    • 47 Posts
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    £10860 (special support assistant in a primary school- 25 hours a week) absolutely awful pay, it's also term time only. I only do it because of the kids. Need to find something else!
    • Destabilising
    • By Destabilising 21st Jun 17, 1:59 PM
    • 43 Posts
    • 41 Thanks
    22 Call centre agent, 15.9k pre-tax, too many benefits to mention them all. I've never worked for a company that has thrown benefits out of you like they're going out of fashion.
    Debating going back to NHS as a HCSW even if it does mean it'll be a slight paycut on basic, but the shift incentives do help.
    • NelliePie
    • By NelliePie 22nd Jun 17, 2:39 PM
    • 94 Posts
    • 307 Thanks
    Materials Engineer (think lab chemistry but BIG) £24k PA
    No benefits, but have a good pension scheme (I contribute 6% and the employer contributes 7%) and access to a share-save scheme
    When life gives you lemons, find the tequila!
    MFW: FTB June 2017 £144k. Target 128k June 2019
    • DonL
    • By DonL 22nd Jun 17, 7:13 PM
    • 12 Posts
    • 0 Thanks
    Team Leader in IT £37000

    Share schemes
    Twice yearly bonuses
    Plus many other benefits
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