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    I have to be honest, I can't set a limit but I'd love to earn loads of money annually but I'd be happy with £35,000 per year minimum, job = Pharmacist



    yourself?
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    (Original post by Konvict Muzic.)
    I have to be honest, I can't set a limit but I'd love to earn loads of money annually but I'd be happy with £35,000 per year minimum, job = Pharmacist



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    I don't really care as long as I have enough to reasonably live on. I can't say I have a huge love/lust for money.

    My job, on the other hand, would have to be something I enjoyed.
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    (Original post by Mazzini)
    I don't really care as long as I have enough to reasonably live on. I can't say I have a huge love/lust for money.

    My job, on the other hand, would have to be something I enjoyed.

    What are you inspiring to be?
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    (Original post by Konvict Muzic.)
    What are you inspiring to be?
    I assume you mean "aspiring" rather than "inspiring"

    But I have no idea, I have to do my UCAS application soon but I have no idea what to do for that either.
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    (Original post by Mazzini)
    I assume you mean "aspiring" rather than "inspiring"

    But I have no idea, I have to do my UCAS application soon but I have no idea what to do for that either.

    Doctor, lawyer?? something different??
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    This thread has been done to death. I can pretty much sum it up in this post.

    (Original post by RandomGuy)
    I think I'd be happy with £70k per annum. It's the least I'm expecting tbh.
    (Original post by Tosser1)
    I'm pretty certain most investment bankers earn at least £100k so I'm hoping for £150k within 5 years of graduating
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    (Original post by RandomGuy)
    I think I'd be happy with £70k per annum. It's the least I'm expecting tbh.
    (Original post by Tosser1)
    I'm pretty certain most investment bankers earn at least £100k so I'm hoping for £150k within 5 years of graduating
    You guys are being totally unrealistic. Besides, all you need is enough money to get by. I'm training to be a doctor and I'd be happy with £25k *lie*
    (Original post by Tosser2)
    I'm training in floral graphic design at the University of Crapsville, and I would like at least £200k at my peak
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    (Original post by Tosser2)
    I'm training in floral graphic design at the University of Crapsville, and I would like at least £200k at my peak
    Really? I'm doing a degree in culinary arts and even I'm not expecting to make that much. Somewhere in the £175k region would be more realistic
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    You're all knobs.
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    What do I want? Two million a year.

    What is possible? 60-100k.

    What is realistic? 35-45k.

    Job: Hopefully a barrister; but might join the EU bureaucracy instead.
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    Well, I used to aspire to be on at least £30/£35k (as a scientist, a huge salary isn't too likely), but in the last year my confidence has plummeted and my aspirations have almost disappeared. Now I just want a job in any area that has some progression available and I will hopefully be on £25k eventually. Maybe.
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    (Original post by Hippysnake)
    This thread has been done to death. I can pretty much sum it up in this post.
    Haha! Agreed.

    To respond to the question (again) I'd hope for c.£80k inflation corrected... In reality I'm probably looking at £55-65k even if I excel (not a given).

    I'm training to be a solicitor in the regions.


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    jesus. 55-65K as a worst case scenario. woh.
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    (Original post by SnoochToTheBooch)
    jesus. 55-65K as a worst case scenario. woh.
    Worst case scenario is failing to get retained, not getting in elsewhere and then spending my career paralegalling for never more than £24k.


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    I don't care as long as I've got enough for food, bills, and a bit left over for things I can enjoy.
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    I think I want to be on about 35/40k when Im 30

    On the down side, I have no idea what I want to do
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    50kish


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    I would be expecting nothing -> hoping for around 40k Computer science/research... Enough to provide for self/fam/cookies.
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    Are all these figures what you hope to make before tax? I never realised until recently just how much tax takes off:

    If you earn £35k you actually pocket £26k
    £30k , you pocket £23k ,
    you can use this calculator: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/tax-calculator/
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    I wan't to pursue a career in project management or something related to adminstration. I would like to start off with £20,000 then work towards a bigger salary at the peak of my career something between £50,000 - £100,000 with atleast 5+ year experience and preferably with the same company.
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    I'd be happy with about £35000 but I'm aiming for around £100,000+. May as well be ambitious.
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    (Original post by llessur123)
    I'd be happy with about £35000 but I'm aiming for around £100,000+. May as well be ambitious.
    Which profession are you looking into?
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    i don't think money should be the main motivation to do something with your life but back on topic at hand i think something to live on an support yourself would be good, around 35 000 a year. i want to study architecture so if i stick with it for the full 7 years the money shouldn't be an issue hopefully. but if money wasn't a motivation i would say i would like to become a painter. check out this video i saw recently. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L_cGjQSR80
 
 
 
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