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    (Original post by Juichiro)
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    eh I'm fine with it to be honest, I don't feel like I've missed out or anything. My mum is an amazing parent.
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    My dad is a managing director of an engineering firm (£300k+)

    My mum is a prosthetics nurse (£20k)
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    my dad's retired now, but it was a six-figure salary, can't remember exactly how much
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    Mum owns restaurants. Probably around 30-60k a year.
    Dad retired at 25 years old. He's worth a couple to several millions.
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    (Original post by evalilyXOX)
    My dad is a managing director of an engineering firm (£300k+)

    My mum is a prosthetics nurse (£20k)
    The avg for managing director is 40 odd k...
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    (Original post by TelAviv)
    Dad - Manager of something at a defence company ~ around £100 + bonus

    Mom - Private security consultant ~ varies by year, usually around £55k
    Your dad should politely ask for a rise, 100 quid/year won't cut it (even with a bonus)
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    just kidding I know what you mean
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Dad: ~£12.5k a year as a chef at an Indian restaurant. Indian restaurants are so crap in terms of paying people a decent wage.

    Mum: stays at home
    Fuuuark.

    Are you an only child?

    How the hell do you support a family on just £12.5k?

    (Original post by HmmIsIt)
    Dad retired at 25 years old. He's worth a couple to several millions.
    What did he do to retire at 25?
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    (Original post by Death Grips)
    Fuuuark.

    Are you an only child?

    How the hell do you support a family on just £12.5k?

    What did he do to retire at 25?
    Owned many many restaurants around 10-20. Then moved on to investing stocks, started couple online businesses. Now he has a couple of english language schools in China. Still actively investing in stocks though.
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    (Original post by HmmIsIt)
    The avg for managing director is 40 odd k...
    Average for MD is actually around £75k not including bonus
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    (Original post by djibbo)
    Average for MD is actually around £75k not including bonus
    Where are you getting these figures?
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    they live off the government does that count as an income?
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    Bloody hell you guys have smart parents.
    My mum and dad are waitress and chef respectively.

    Which means I have to do all of the writing.
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    Bloody hell you guys have smart parents.
    It may be that the results are skewed by those unwilling to put their parent's occupations if they believe those occupations will be looked down upon by others.
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    (Original post by HmmIsIt)
    Where are you getting these figures?
    From sources like Glass Door or Payscale.

    Turns out big finance companies pay their MDs closer to the 200k mark as well, so it will depend on what type of business you're in.

    No idea how you came up with 40k though
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    (Original post by HmmIsIt)
    Where are you getting these figures?
    (Original post by djibbo)
    Average for MD is actually around £75k not including bonus
    Why does the average matter? An MD of a company is entirely dependent on the revenue generated by the company...



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    (Original post by Death Grips)
    Fuuuark.

    Are you an only child?

    How the hell do you support a family on just £12.5k?
    Nope. I have an older sister, and last November, a baby brother was born.

    We're poor, but we're not starving. We've been kept propped up by a combination of Working Tax Credits, Child Benefits and Child Tax Credits and rent deductions with Housing Benefits (sound like real spongers don't we lol) so it's been alright tbh. Sure I may not have been able to do everything I wanted but that's okay.

    God bless the socialist aspects of the government lol
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Why does the average matter? An MD of a company is entirely dependent on the revenue generated by the company...



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    I never said it does matter...

    I was simply correcting someone who seemed to be trying to call someone else out. Don't imply someone is lying if you don't even know the figures yourself.
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    (Original post by hellodave5)
    Bloody hell you guys have smart parents.
    My mum and dad are waitress and chef respectively.

    Which means I have to do all of the writing.
    Haha all that form-filling and online thingymajigs
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    (Original post by djibbo)
    I never said it does matter...

    I was simply correcting someone who seemed to be trying to call someone else out. Don't imply someone is lying if you don't even know the figures yourself.
    Yeah, I saw that. The £40k is BS definitely.
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    (Original post by Reue)
    It may be that the results are skewed by those unwilling to put their parent's occupations if they believe those occupations will be looked down upon by others.
    Aye, very likely!
 
 
 

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