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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #22)

Thu Mar 15, 2012, 09:02 PM

48. That's just how they divide up the checks. Depends on the way you look at it:

Either you get paid a whole bucket of $ for a part-time job, or you get paid average for a full-time job that gives you a several month vacation.

Either way, it's a good deal. And good for you! You deserve it.

I am educated, have to do CLE, have to work very long hours sometimes (I qualify for O.T.), including all night long w/o sleep and then having to work the next day (that only happens a few times a year). I am basically on call and not free to do a lot of things after hours that others do. My house is always a mess, I struggle to do hte grocery shopping and house repairs.

BUT, I get paid more than a teacher (except a professor at university level).

If my employer wanted, they could give me five big checks a year, or they can give me 24 or 26. Doesn't matter. I get paid a certain amount for a full-time job. I don't get several months off to chill, de-stress, go on a vacation, do spring cleaning, etc.

You have a full time job. You get several months off a year. That's great. That's why a lot of people become teachers in the first place, particularly mothers. I wanted to be a teacher at one time; but then I found out what they got paid, so I went into something else. My sister is a teacher. It's a great job.

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