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    (Original post by vickidc18)
    He's 26 and a senior data analyst qualified in SAS & some Actuarial studies
    Hi, do you know if he taught himself SQL/SAS etc... or did his company offer training for that/not required? Also, would you happen to know if he joined as a junior DA with zero relevant experience or did he have something prior to that role?
    Thanks.
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    (Original post by alevelzzz)
    Thats why I adressed this in the post apart from medicine and dentistry, all other degrees' worth is based on the university its from.
    I think a lot of people dont realise how much 50k really is on TSR too. Outside of London, 50k is a SERIOUSLY good salary.
    Why is this? Is it because the rents really high in London?
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    (Original post by miml)
    Law/accounting jump after you complete further study/professional qualifications.

    Law is 30-40k straight out of uni, then 2 years training contract after which 50k+ is the lower end with some firms as high as 100k + bonus.

    Accounting is 25-35k for the first 3 years while doing qualifications, but jumps after that closer to 45k - most leave accounting after that to climb the ranks to CFO in industry or pursue other opportunities, but 50k+ 4/5 years after graduating isn't a stretch.

    Unless your saying that most law/accounting grads don't get jobs as lawyers or accountants - to which I have no idea about the actual numbers, but I'd disagree.

    As for the OP, for most careers the specific degree doesn't really matter, so the question doesn't make that much sense.

    The degrees that can earn you 50k are those degrees that can get you jobs in banking (50k+bonus to start), law, accounting, medicine, dentistry etc. Obviously uni/extra curriculars etc come into play here as well. These things will get you to 50k very quickly, but it's possible to get 50k without a degree/from an average retail grad scheme/starting a business etc.
    You're way, way off the mark.
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    (Original post by alevelzzz)
    Thats why I adressed this in the post apart from medicine and dentistry, all other degrees' worth is based on the university its from.
    I think a lot of people dont realise how much 50k really is on TSR too. Outside of London, 50k is a SERIOUSLY good salary.
    Agreed. In my hometown (Sheffield) partners in law firms are earning roughly that amount due to cuts to the legal aid budget


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    (Original post by miml)
    Law is 30-40k straight out of uni, then 2 years training contract after which 50k+ is the lower end with some firms as high as 100k + bonus.
    What have you been smoking? 😂😂😂 Maybe those figures are accurate for the prestigious firms in London, but only the best of the best will get a chance to work there - the vast majority of law graduates will be at high street firms (that's if they even get a job, what with the massive surplus of law graduates atm) and will be lucky to hit £50k in their 40's!


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    (Original post by plrodham1)
    Pay in America is hugely dependant on salary
    Never realised the two were linked




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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    From a pharmacist's perspective: hospital pharmacists, industrial pharmacists, and some community pharmacists
    Thought community pharmacy paid better than hospital? Or is that just in the early years?


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    (Original post by cem101)
    wow, thats odd, learn something new every day.
    (Original post by alevelzzz)
    Why is that odd lol. Do you think dentists or doctors trained at one uni are going to be less able than those trained at others? That would be absolutely ridiculous haha. Its the same reason why AAA is the entry requirement at every uni.
    There is still some differentiation between the quality of education at different medical schools though... They all have to adhere to a minimum standard, but that doesn't stop some schools going far beyond that. Plus they don't all require AAA - off the top of my head, at least five ask for A*AA for medicine.

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    (Original post by alevelzzz)
    Blind to what? You have ABSOLUTELY no evidence for your bull**** claims
    Dentists who graduate from UK schools apply for foundation places - the application is university blinded. They work for a year for a 30k salary. After this they apply for an associate position showcasing how they did in VT. They are self employed at this point and get paid based on how many UDAs they do.
    Medics apply for FY1 (also university blind) and if and when they want to go into specialist training they have to sit exams and on passing these exams and showcasing their ability they get places on their chosen speciality. Every single medic in training is paid the same salary.
    NOTHING TO DO WITH UNIVERSITY.
    But medics who graduated from some universities are more likely to pass those exams than those who graduated from others.


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    (Original post by Dilzo999)
    Why is this? Is it because the rents really high in London?
    Yes, and everything else really. On the same salary you're about 30% better off outside of London.
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    (Original post by MrSupernova)
    But medics who graduated from some universities are more likely to pass those exams than those who graduated from others.


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    Yes but thats because often the student will be more academically able, its not because of the institution. My point was that the university you go to has no bearing on your future career in medicine or dentistry BUT there may be a correlation between those from certain universities. Its completely dependent on the individual
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    (Original post by MrSupernova)
    There is still some differentiation between the quality of education at different medical schools though... They all have to adhere to a minimum standard, but that doesn't stop some schools going far beyond that. Plus they don't all require AAA - off the top of my head, at least five ask for A*AA for medicine.

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    TBH A large number of medics and dentists get higher than AAA, most of them dont even go to the A*AA unis. I think peninsula's dentistry requirement is A*AA-AAA
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    (Original post by MrSupernova)
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