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    (Original post by mobbdeeprob)
    That was necessary, in order to bring PQ above the breadline mate.
    yup £11k income and half of an £86k mortgage results in a big credit card bill
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    I'm on less now than I was two years ago, was £70 ph (40 hours pw) over 6 months. Back on permy wages now, hourly rate works out nothing like that.
    That much when you were 25?

    I think I'm going into the wrong profession...
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    I agree with Vladek. What's the point in discussing money? If money was the main factor, I wouldn't be going for the job I'm currently being processed for. So long as you have enough to live comfortably at your desired level, what's the big deal? There's always going to be someone who 'claims' to earn more.
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    (Original post by js_atco)
    I agree with Vladek. What's the point in discussing money? If money was the main factor, I wouldn't be going for the job I'm currently being processed for. So long as you have enough to live comfortably at your desired level, what's the big deal? There's always going to be someone who 'claims' to earn more.
    Exactly, it's not a big deal, so why hush it up?
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    (Original post by js_atco)
    I agree with Vladek. What's the point in discussing money? If money was the main factor, I wouldn't be going for the job I'm currently being processed for. So long as you have enough to live comfortably at your desired level, what's the big deal? There's always going to be someone who 'claims' to earn more.
    Yup more important than anything else I really like my job
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    yup £11k income and half of an £86k mortgage results in a big credit card bill
    Credit cards are the work of the devil. At least you're on the property ladder though, at the moment, I can only see inheritance as being my way forward. Luckily I have grand plans and age on my side though.
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    (Original post by mobbdeeprob)
    Credit cards are the work of the devil. At least you're on the property ladder though, at the moment, I can only see inheritance as being my way forward. Luckily I have grand plans and age on my side though.
    Yep, getting on the propery ladder early is the key, though it can be difficult after graduation if you have to move around the country quite a lot.
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    £16 p/hour on sundays, £8 p/hour every other day using and maintaining access systems. Only temp for 6 weeks though.
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    £5 every 2 months which works out as 0.003472 an hour, assuming im workin while i sleep and eat etc.
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    Got £7.00 an hour this summer working as temp.
    Usually £4.63 at cinema (which I don't mind....being a temp is mind-bustingly boring)

    But hopefully I'm going to uni to study medicine, and so might earn a bit more than that in years to come.
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    (Original post by Emzeebubs)
    hey, just wondering how much people get paid for summer jobs....? i get £4.60 an hour but all my mates get more than that working elsewhere....i feel so deprived!
    £4.60 an hour, for doing what?
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    24, I'm only 26 now. Contract rates in IT were well high then and jobs plentiful. Market is rather crap now.
    Just for curiosity's sake, what do you exactly do Piginapoke?
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    (Original post by FurbyMaX)
    Just for curiosity's sake, what do you exactly do Piginapoke?
    Sit there glued to UK-Learning making 66 posts a day?
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Its called "I'm working from home today boss"
    It does amaze me that you post on UKL all day yet still earn more anaully than the GDP of some African countries.
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    (Original post by piginapoke)
    Annoying, isn't it?
    Yes, especially to the Africans.
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    Yes, especially to the Africans.
    Yeah, all sitting there in their mud huts wired up to UKL green with envy at piginapoke
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    £6/h plus commission selling musical instruments and repairing them wooop- not bad for a gap year job
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    I work at asda and I think the pay rate there is pretty decent! I'm under 18 and get £4.86ph and when I'm 18 it goes up to £5.23ph and it goes up a good 50p ph every new tax year which is good! Also, if the store hits its targets which it usually does then we get a excellent bonus at christmas of between £160 + £240 depending on if you are full-time or part-time and your average hours throughout the year.
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    Got £4.95 last year at Marks and Spencer (was under 18) and this year am doing a work placement that gets me £6.3754 (so my pay slip informs me).
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