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rfranklin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 12:55 PM
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8. this gramps made $5400 on the first corporate job in 1971...
I put that in the inflation calculator and it would be $28,641 today. Of course salaries have not kept up with inflation.

It was a meager existence on that salary. I can't imagine trying to live on $15,000 today.
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  -McDonald's takes aim at "McJob" with U.S. hiring spree n2doc  Apr-04-11 12:01 PM   #0 
  - So, more efforts to make us all fat and poor or fatter and poorer. Brilliant!  Raven   Apr-04-11 12:03 PM   #1 
  - No one is forcing anyone to eat McDonalds. nt  Lost-in-FL   Apr-04-11 12:21 PM   #5 
  - rofl -- "often more than $8/ hour" -- be still my heart!  phantom power   Apr-04-11 12:04 PM   #2 
  - That's $15,000 a year! Big money!  rfranklin   Apr-04-11 12:24 PM   #6 
     - Gramps- "Why, I remember I made less than that at my first job!"  n2doc   Apr-04-11 12:48 PM   #7 
        - this gramps made $5400 on the first corporate job in 1971...  rfranklin   Apr-04-11 12:55 PM   #8 
           - Exactly  n2doc   Apr-04-11 02:09 PM   #11 
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  - So how does offering 50,000 McJobs at the same time  snooper2   Apr-04-11 01:02 PM   #9 
  - I smell a McSnowjob.  Arugula Latte   Apr-04-11 01:26 PM   #10 
  - Lots of snarky responses. But my first job was worse than working at McDonalds, and paid much less.  Nye Bevan   Apr-04-11 03:09 PM   #12 
     - It's great so long is it is your first job  n2doc   Apr-04-11 03:24 PM   #13 

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