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    ...for a 15/16 year old with a part time job? I'm talking per hour.
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    £5 i would say is good
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    i would say tht a fiver an hour was pretty good pay and bad pay would probs be under £3. it depends what job u are doing/where u are working etc
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    (Original post by SugarPlum)
    ...for a 15/16 year old with a part time job? I'm talking per hour.
    it depends where you work? i worked in an office 6 hours a day for a week and got paid £7 an hour so thats pretty gd
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    (Original post by SugarPlum)
    ...for a 15/16 year old with a part time job? I'm talking per hour.
    wouldn't except anything under £4 ph, £5 would be excellent.
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    For a fifteen year old, any less than £3.00 is unacceptable. £4.00 is good pay.
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    i'm 17 and i get £3.70 an hour on saturdays

    £5.20 on sundays
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    I get £10.12 an hour for working on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

    But then, I'm 20.
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    I got paid £2 an hour when I was 17 for building computers. :confused: It was at this point I realised that education was the only way to go.
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    I got paid £2 an hour when I was 17 for building computers. :confused: It was at this point I realised that education was the only way to go.
    I used to get paid £2.25 an hour to work as a waitress (from 15). I don't think I realised quite how bad the pay was - I stayed there for two years! I wish I'd realised how I could have got so much more (once I turned 16) in another job...
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    (Original post by .NK)
    I used to get paid £2.25 an hour to work as a waitress (from 15). I don't think I realised quite how bad the pay was - I stayed there for two years! I wish I'd realised how I could have got so much more (once I turned 16) in another job...
    I only stayed in my job for two weeks as the work was so physical I was on my feet all day, and after building the 100th identical PC based on a TX PRO II motherboard you start to get extremely board of it. I earn 4 times that now and the job in many ways is easier although it requires more qualifications.
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    I got paid £2 an hour when I was 17 for building computers. :confused: It was at this point I realised that education was the only way to go.
    lol @ £2
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    (Original post by amazingtrade)
    I got paid £2 an hour when I was 17 for building computers.
    money has inflated since those days ...
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    (Original post by TheWolf)
    money has inflated since those days ...
    Lot not by much, this was in 2000. I am not that old you know
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    I was getting £1.50 per hour picking up manure at 16.
    Sounds interesting :eek:
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    Ok, so £3.75 an hour for working at a children's activity centre is ok-ish then? I thought it seemed fine, not brilliant, but not bad either.

    ETA: I'm 15 btw
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    (Original post by SugarPlum)
    Ok, so £3.75 an hour for working at a children's activity centre is ok-ish then? I thought it seemed fine, not brilliant, but not bad either.

    ETA: I'm 15 btw
    You could a lot worse as a 15 year old.
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Shovelling **** at a pig farm, its not so bad, bit of exercise, builds your arms up.
    lol, not the kinda job i'ld go for but ok. im sick too easy
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    (Original post by SugarPlum)
    Ok, so £3.75 an hour for working at a children's activity centre is ok-ish then? I thought it seemed fine, not brilliant, but not bad either.

    ETA: I'm 15 btw
    I'd say it's OK pay if you're 15, but it depends how responsible you are for the kids - ie if one of them gets injured are you gonna get the blame/be sued. I was offered a lifeguarding job for £4.75 an hour but said no because I could get more for being a waiter and wouldn't be responsible for anyones life!
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    (Original post by SugarPlum)
    Ok, so £3.75 an hour for working at a children's activity centre is ok-ish then? I thought it seemed fine, not brilliant, but not bad either.

    ETA: I'm 15 btw
    depends how much you'd enjoy it.
 
 
 
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