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To ask your occupation and how much you earn....

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Cannierelax Mon 18-Feb-13 18:33:46

Just being nosey!

Nombrechanger Mon 18-Feb-13 19:11:33

I was a hitman but now I'm a playboy model.

I earn between 5 and 10 million a year.

middleeasternpromise Mon 18-Feb-13 19:13:07

Think again before persuing a career in social work the salary isnt great and what they dont tell you is that the hours are 50 ish per week as theres no time to do the er 'recording' and report writing (you do that at home or on the weekends or when everyone else is asleep). Contract says 9-5 but the bottom line is when you are out on a case its all yours ! If you really want the pleasure of this job pursue posts as an unqualified that way you have the experience prior to comitting to this type of career.

GetOrf Mon 18-Feb-13 19:13:47

Actually, if I stop being a twat for a second, I actually started a new job (well, a secondment) today and can reveal my shiny new title - Head of Procurement <bores thread to death>

Ispywith Mon 18-Feb-13 19:15:11

Midwife 22.5 hrs, on calls, nights & weekends £24,000. Half of the staff are off with stress related illness though! shock

lljkk Netherlands Mon 18-Feb-13 19:18:01

Bank staff Dinner Lady, £6.33/hour. I work maybe 3 days in 5.
Even if I get a professional job (I used to have one), after tax, childcare & travel costs, I expect to earn £1-£2/hour.
Am trying to avoid actually retraining. I know people with very professional backgrounds only now in min. wage jobs and actively retraining to try to get a leetle bit more pay & status.

Cannierelax Mon 18-Feb-13 19:18:09

Ispywith- that's awful, is it beacuse your understaffed ?

Newly Qualified Teacher - £21k

fufulina Mon 18-Feb-13 19:19:33

Ispywith, are your on call hours over the 22.5 hours? Sorry if ridiculous question!

dashoflime Mon 18-Feb-13 19:20:02

Welfare Rights Officer: £21,000

BeechAvenue: It was a mouse organ not a mouse mill. The Marvellous Mechanical Mouse Organ grin

Cannierelax Mon 18-Feb-13 19:21:01

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

XBenedict Mon 18-Feb-13 19:21:02

Practice Nurse - nothing! Working for free at the mo but hoping to get a job soon.

You're doing doctoring wrong if you're doing it for that salary wink

Unless you're not in the uk?

Gp's earn 70k plus. My friends a GP, second career so though she's over 40 she's only been a GP for 2 years - she's on 96k.

soontobeburns Mon 18-Feb-13 19:22:49

Admin assistant on a 6 month contract (government first start scheme) earn min wage so £6.19 an hour or £700 a month.

SorrelForbes Mon 18-Feb-13 19:24:33

Health Management Consultant - £350 per day (gross) but I can wait for months between contracts. In 11/12 only worked for 5 months (3 days p/w).

Antidote Mon 18-Feb-13 19:25:32

Doctor (qualified 14 years ago). 60000 gross per annum which includes approx 40% extra for out of hours work. My basic salary is 41k.

I actually got a contract today with the numbers, very rare in my experience!

BillyBollyDandy Mon 18-Feb-13 19:25:37

How are you on £31K as a doctor?!?

Agree GP's salary is £70k.

I earn more than £31K for a 22 hour week and I don't save lives. Well not for a living wink smile

Plus3 Mon 18-Feb-13 19:26:28

Sister in PICU - f/t (nights & weekends 13 shifts a month) about £50k (Including London weighting)

However, that's at the top of my pay scale. To earn more I would have to do an MSc to become a nurse practionaire or move into management...

BlueMoon74 Mon 18-Feb-13 19:26:47

Primary School teacher - £23k. definitely not enough

^ Pretty sure qualified teachers don't start on £25k in Scotland?! Do they?!
I was certain everyone started on £21k, apart from those in London who have a weighted premium.

Cannierelax Mon 18-Feb-13 19:27:53

Blue moon- goggle it. They do

MyPetMonsterAndMe Mon 18-Feb-13 19:27:54

I am a 4th year teacher, not in the UK but I earn the equivalent of £40k. Before taxes obviously!

fatcatrattrap Mon 18-Feb-13 19:28:25

I'm a lawyer and earn a very good salary (don't like saying how much, even though it's anonymous I'm still not comfortable with it, silly perhaps).

However I am leaving my job very soon and taking a very large paycut (25% of current salary) so soon I will be earning a lot less (but hopefully will have more free time and less late nights in the office!)

Ispywith Mon 18-Feb-13 19:29:16

On call is extra (non negotiable) I do probably 4 a month. Get about £11-£15 extra to be on call & then time & half if called out. It's the knock-on effect & dodgy shifts, pressures of the work (not always nice) & constant guilt of not having the time for women that lead to burn out....hmm Apart from that love itgringringringringringrin

Antidote Mon 18-Feb-13 19:29:16

laurie most doctors don't earn as much as the papers say unless they are GP partners or doing loads of private work.

It's still a lot of money.

5hounds Mon 18-Feb-13 19:29:31

Customer service assistant £6.22ph

Cannierelax Mon 18-Feb-13 19:30:15

£25,716. > lowest pay scale for new teachers in Scotland.

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