To me a good salary is one where you can pay all your bills, have food on the table for you/your family and still have enough left to treat yourself!
I can definitely comment on what a bad salary is..MINE! Minimum wage, £110.40 a week working my arse off catering to the food needs of staff and residents at a care home. Better than JSA I suppose!
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I am a single parent of two teenage boys. My salary is commission and basic so fluctuates. My annual earnings is around £42k and I live in Essex.
£42k to run a house is extremely difficult and I am not satisfied with my income.
I would be very comfortable if I had a partner who contributed with an income of around £14k - an additional £1000 net per month. I believe a fair joint income for a couple is therefore £56k.
For me to achieve the same net income with no partner I would need to earn £70k.
I feel like I am on a good salary now even though I'm one of the worst paid in my workplace (£14k). I hope to get a pay rise in the next 7-8 months but I can pay for everything I need (£350 a month roughly) and treat myself as well now anyway. (Going to Rome tomorrow night )
Higher salary jobs come with added stress (obviously) but with a higher salary people take on higher mortgages so they're aren't really better off, I can't remember the source but a report found that people earning 60k where the happiest.