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    Cute how people are actually getting excited and look forward to making 20-30k, apparently not knowing that they'll lead a pretty miserable life with that, especially living in London.
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    (Original post by MidnightDream)
    Pharmacology

    Internet says £20-23,000
    why do pharmacology when you can do pharmacy:cool:
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    (Original post by MidnightDream)
    Pharmacology

    Internet says £20-23,000
    My uncle is a pharmacologist and on at least 15 times that :/
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    (Original post by TitanicTeutonicPhil)
    Cute how people are actually getting excited and look forward to making 20-30k, apparently not knowing that they'll lead a pretty miserable life with that, especially living in London.
    Cute how people actually think they will easily earn more than that, apparently not knowing the average starting salary is in that bracket and it is only the minority who earn the crazy amounts being banded about here.
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    (Original post by Datta10)
    Is expecting a starting salary of 28k ok for software engineers?

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    Depends on the company. My husband started on 27k couple of years ago in a fairly good company so 28k now sounds about right. I've seen salary offers less than that in other companies though.

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      Route 1: Science journalism; I've applied for a few science journalism graduate jobs and the starting salary is about £20K

      Route 2: Medicine; The salary ranges by quite a bit. Anywhere between £35K- £80K. Although there is opportunity to make more depending of what you do, what your specialise in, etc.

      Route 3: Acting; The salary could range from £5K/year to £5M/year - of course the most financially unstable out of the 3.

      This is all minus taxes, of course. I'm not which route I'll eventually find myself in (if at all). We'll see, I guess.
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      (Original post by TitanicTeutonicPhil)
      Cute how people are actually getting excited and look forward to making 20-30k, apparently not knowing that they'll lead a pretty miserable life with that, especially living in London.
      I'm not in London, but I am on £20k this year and surviving just fine. Not sure where the idea that you'd live an uncomfortable lifestyle came from.
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      Nothing less than 25,000 which is less than what I was offered. Upon qualification I expect around 80,000 to 100,000 within ten years. I studied law but I'm not doing the LPC or anything...
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      (Original post by CJKay)
      I'm not in London, but I am on £20k this year and surviving just fine. Not sure where the idea that you'd live an uncomfortable lifestyle came from.
      What are your living arrangements if I may ask? Because if you live alone in london after tax that salary is quite uncomfortable.
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      Around 20k starting salary but I would pretty much take anything, and then I would like to work myself up to 40k+. I will be studying Accounting and Finance at university.
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      Modelling... for RSPCA
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      (Original post by samba)
      My uncle is a pharmacologist and on at least 15 times that :/
      I meant fresh out of uni :laugh:
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      Anyone know the average wage for a science teacher at secondary school (including sixth form) some 10 years after getting your PGCE?
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      ATM: Probably go for just above minimum wage in a health care or admin job whilst doing my MSc :P

      Future: Hopefully get a job in (clinical) cognitive neuroscience - probably end up working for a university? circa 50k. Though would prefer to work in a hospital.
      Would like to open my own business too- fun stuff.
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      My starting salary is £30k, promotion after 2/3 years up to £45k-£50k.

      Even starting out that high, your quality of life is so poor if you're single and in London with rent the way it is.
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      £28K+

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      Oral/Maxillofacial surgeon £150k all told
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      Ideal starting salary would be £25K
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      (Original post by WelshBluebird)
      Cute how people actually think they will easily earn more than that, apparently not knowing the average starting salary is in that bracket and it is only the minority who earn the crazy amounts being banded about here.
      Hint: starting

      This thread was not about starting salaries
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      Quantitative Analyst. £70k minimum, right out of postgrad.
     
     
     
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