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What do you regard as "good" and "bad" pay... watch

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    (Original post by mik1a)
    depends how much you'd enjoy it.
    I agree. I've got a trial session to see if my working there is mutually the best thing for both myself and the employer. I love children, but I think a lot of it will be clearing up after activities, seeing as I'll be the youngest/least experienced. It will also be tiring, and a fairly long day.

    So I'll see how it goes, but I'm fairly optimistic that I'll enjoy it- I'd definitely rather do this than work in a shop or be a waitress or something.

    I was 17 when I got my first job and I was paid £2.85 an hour making/selling popcorn in a cinema. Doesn't sound too bad but it was considering I had to work till 2am at weekends.

    £3.25 aged 15 sounds ok. You are only doing it for a summer anyway right?

    I hate the fact that there is no minimum wage for under 18s. As if 15-17 year olds don't work as hard! It is an open door to exploitation.

    thats really good for someone your age. when i was 15 i was on £3 an hour working in a kitchen. then when i was 16 i got £30 a day working in a sports shop which translated as £3.20 an hour but i've since gone up to £40 a day - £4.20 which isn't too bad at all but its taken me 9 months to get that far!

    I was getting 4.40 p/h at 16, working at a cinema which I though was good...you got to see loads of free films for you and your friends too..

    also depends whereabouts in the country you live....in the north £3+ an hour for ppl under 18 is ok, we can get by on it but i spose the same amount for someone living in london would be a little tight.

    i'm 18 and on 4.95 an hour which is bloody amazing
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