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    10-15k
    1.75%
    15-20k
    17.11%
    20-25k
    38.16%
    25-30k
    19.30%
    30-35k
    7.89%
    35-40k
    1.75%
    45-50k
    3.51%
    50-55k
    2.63%
    > 100k
    2.63%
    lol im not voting
    5.26%

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    (Original post by Pipsico)
    For me as a rule of thumb, I'd say whatever your age is right now in the thousands is a 'good' starting salary for a grad.

    'Good' implies slightly better than average.

    'Great' would be a starting salary of 28k

    'Amazing' would be anywhere above the 40k mark



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    That's a good way to put things. Quite a good rule of thumb personally.
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    Avg is 20-25 but 30k would be nice
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    I thought good meant good, not above average. Definitely not 15-20k though. Think 20-25k would be good. while 30k above is top salary.
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    20-25k is well above average for a 21 year old! I think that would be a good salary to have at this age!


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    About 27-28k

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    50k.

    #britishjobsfornonimmigrants
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    This question really depends on the hours you're expected to work and the location you're in.

    For example...let's take an audit trainee in London in the 'Big 4'. They get around 27k in London starting out, which is in the band most say is 'good'. However, say hello to 60 hours a week and a 600 quid a month room in a shared flat, and things start not looking so great. If you multiply those 60 hours by 46 weeks at work, you're looking at 2760 hours a year...i.e. a shade under 10 quid an hour. Nothing to write home about at all, especially in London.

    In contrast a 25k a year job in the West Midlands that is strictly 9-5 is a lot better in terms of hourly, savings potential, and general quality of life.
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    (Original post by UKIProud)
    50k.

    #britishjobsfornonimmigrants
    lol like in the fictional good old dayz?
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    (Original post by Quady)
    lol like in the fictional good old dayz?
    Lol
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    i have been given a comissio business so i might make upwards of £120K in a year if sales are high enough
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    i have been given a comissio business so i might make upwards of £120K in a year if sales are high enough
    What's your salary?
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    (Original post by Quady)
    What's your salary?
    38k a year plus the sales commission
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    (Original post by Quady)
    What's your salary?
    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    38k a year plus the sales commission

    :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Reue)
    :rolleyes:
    Likelyhood is that he's a recruitment consultant/broker who get those kind of salaries.
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    (Original post by jam277)
    Likelyhood is that he's a recruitment consultant/broker who get those kind of salaries.
    He isnt, take a look through some of his other posts, they all contradict eachother. He's lying to try and boost his own ego.
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    Im starting on 26k this autumn, I have a maths degree tho
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    (Original post by Bengali)
    Im starting on 26k this autumn, I have a maths degree tho
    Thats probs holding you back. I started on just under £28k back in 2008.
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    Having recently graduated, I've realized students are a bit delusional about the real world.

    Trust me, you'll struggle to even get a job at a major corporation/company, let alone get a great salary,

    Company I work for (global publisher) virtually everyone here has a degree, and a 21 year olds are starting at about £17-18k.

    Other industries might pay more, but trust me, not many global corporations are going to be paying 21 year olds 24-25k unless you have a very desirable skill set.

    For example, a junior engineer will probably start at about £24k

    Trust me, from experience, just try and get a job with a great company, and unless you're in London, expect to start on something between £17-19k.

    And when you have 3-4 years experience, only then start thinking about earning £23-26k
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    (Original post by Quady)
    Thats probs holding you back. I started on just under £28k back in 2008.
    before the biggest global recession in history...............

    Salaries were a lot higher before 2010
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    i have been given a comissio business so i might make upwards of £120K in a year if sales are high enough
    Hilarious mate. The sales director of the global publisher I work for doesn't even earn £120k....................lol
 
 
 
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