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    • Dollyanna
    • By Dollyanna 26th Jun 17, 1:58 PM
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    26 years old, 37,000 - Legal Personal Assistant (Job in London though so I spend 280 a month on train travel)

    Private healthcare
    In-house doctor
    25 days holiday + bank holidays
    Bonus once a year
    Discounted gym membership
    • Simon11
    • By Simon11 12th Jul 17, 11:33 PM
    • 595 Posts
    • 458 Thanks
    28 years old, just accepted a new job in USA on 62k as senior analyst for a transport firm. Looking forward to travelling around USA and nearby countries
    • Four weeks A/L + 10 days bank holidays- new employees usually get just two weeks A/L
    • Health insurance
    • 3 months notice- it's usually nothing
    • Get 9% of salary in pension put with company putting in 4% of this
    "No likey no need to hit thanks button!"
    However its always nice to be thanked if you feel mine and other people's posts here offer great advice So hit the button if you likey
    • Emma851
    • By Emma851 21st Jul 17, 4:19 PM
    • 20 Posts
    • 17 Thanks
    I used to live in Australia, and I noticed that salaries were much higher there than in the UK.
    • Beartricks
    • By Beartricks 21st Jul 17, 4:26 PM
    • 123 Posts
    • 154 Thanks
    This thread is depressing as anything.
    • OJ32
    • By OJ32 25th Jul 17, 4:36 PM
    • 3 Posts
    • 4 Thanks
    Investment Banker 385,000. Age 32
    • tillie89
    • By tillie89 26th Jul 17, 1:52 PM
    • 1 Posts
    • 1 Thanks
    work part time as an accountant (8000 p\a) and i also sell used underwear on the side for a income boost (300-500 per month)
    • tonycottee
    • By tonycottee 26th Jul 17, 1:59 PM
    • 1,109 Posts
    • 2,091 Thanks
    Polo factory worker.
    I won't make you all jealous about how much I earn.
    I am minted.
    • VeryInTheRed
    • By VeryInTheRed 3rd Aug 17, 7:40 PM
    • 62 Posts
    • 41 Thanks
    40 years old

    Supermarket Manager


    Was on 63k at my last employer, but no progression available as I don't hold a 2:1 degree.

    So after 11 years I left.
    • Jen_
    • By Jen_ 9th Aug 17, 3:26 PM
    • 70 Posts
    • 385 Thanks
    30 - Quality Analyst for a financial company - 26K, with annual performance incentives this can push me up to 29K.

    Been in this position for 5 years though, so next year I'm looking for a new job, and hopefully a better paid one.

    • jeanericblass
    • By jeanericblass 10th Aug 17, 8:34 AM
    • 3 Posts
    • 1 Thanks
    SEO expert $6/hrs
    SEM Epert $4/hrs
    these are the current rates specially for usa, uk and current region.
    • Ebe Scrooge
    • By Ebe Scrooge 10th Aug 17, 9:06 AM
    • 4,127 Posts
    • 3,569 Thanks
    Ebe Scrooge
    SEO expert $6/hrs
    SEM Epert $4/hrs
    these are the current rates specially for usa, uk and current region.
    Originally posted by jeanericblass

    I don't know what an SEO or SEM expert is, but I don't really want to know if they get paid substantially less than the National Minimum Wage !
    I may not know much about art, but I know what I like.
    • scaredofdebt
    • By scaredofdebt 11th Aug 17, 2:01 PM
    • 1,048 Posts
    • 459 Thanks
    SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) "experts" can earn a lot more than that if salaried, 30k is more typical but over 40k can be achieved.

    I suspect the poster is working through a site such as or similar.
    Make 2018 in 2018 Challenge - Total to date 1,629
    • scaredofdebt
    • By scaredofdebt 11th Aug 17, 2:50 PM
    • 1,048 Posts
    • 459 Thanks
    Age 47, Analyst, Basic is 30k gross plus bonus around 6k
    Good pension, I pay 5% company pays 10%
    Work from home once a week
    Flexible hours
    25 days Holidays plus BH
    Make 2018 in 2018 Challenge - Total to date 1,629
    • fiisch
    • By fiisch 13th Aug 17, 10:57 PM
    • 295 Posts
    • 169 Thanks
    Business Analyst in insurance/IT, 59k, 30 years old.

    Formerly worked as a contractor which paid nearly double, but the benefits of it being 5 minutes from home and the security with a new baby prompted me to switch to permanent.

    I absolutely hate it (the career choice, not the job itself) - IT and Business Analysis is unbelievably tedious. But I'm pretty much trapped, as without commuting to London, I will struggle to match my income elsewhere, and a change of career would mean a significant drop.

    Plan to "enjoy" working close to home for another three years while plans for baby no.2 get underway and boost my CV with some extra qualifications, before returning to contracting - pay and tax benefits make it a no-brainer...
    Last edited by fiisch; 13-08-2017 at 11:29 PM.
    • Daveahare99
    • By Daveahare99 14th Aug 17, 11:58 AM
    • 49 Posts
    • 22 Thanks
    Scuba Diver. Contract to various oil companies through a London agency. Depends on project (support crew or active) but usually about 300 GBP a day. Few benefits and pay a lot for travel insurance. Travel is great in Abu Dhabi/ Dubai mainly but longs stints. Spent 2 months there a few months back. Waiting in a decompression chamber for most of it. When active you usually do a day or night shift repairing valves and lines.
    • Sazrina
    • By Sazrina 17th Aug 17, 7:22 AM
    • 26 Posts
    • 52 Thanks
    HR Manager 45k, 15% bonus
    • bizwax
    • By bizwax 7th Sep 17, 11:07 PM
    • 28 Posts
    • 4 Thanks
    I turn 30 next week. Just left a 71k job for a 77k role as a Software Engineer. 5 years experience.
    • mikep22
    • By mikep22 8th Sep 17, 1:42 PM
    • 633 Posts
    • 900 Thanks
    I turn 30 next week. Just left a 71k job for a 77k role as a Software Engineer. 5 years experience.
    Originally posted by c-j-h
    Why are you here

    I have a new job as course team leader in an FE college on 38,290. A pay bump of 8.2k
    Debt: May 15: 17335 Jul 16: 13874 Jan 17: 11,606
    • SnowyOwl
    • By SnowyOwl 8th Sep 17, 7:47 PM
    • 5,121 Posts
    • 14,802 Thanks
    Dog Groomer, self-employed. Aiming to earn 25k gross working from home. That's on a fairly part-time basis. I am expensive so quality customers rather than quantity. I will be having a lot of long weekends.

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