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Old 01-25-2009, 01:23 PM
 
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Of all the possible employment careers that you know of, what is the one most overpaid and the one most underpaid.

I think CEO jobs of any company or corporation is grossly overpaid. The least overpaid are the school teachers at any grade level.

And how do you determine how much to pay a person who is working for your company? What would be some of the factors you’d use?
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:31 PM
 
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In my opinion, the most overpaid is a US congressman and the most underpaid is a classroom teacher.
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:46 PM
 
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Most (not all) congressmen and government employees are lobbyists in training for corporations.
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Old 01-26-2009, 01:50 AM
 
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Old 01-26-2009, 08:57 AM
 
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:51 AM
 
Location: In AZ but my home is Wi.
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If you were to use that phrase ('over ad under') at my work, you might get replies that would shock you, lol.
I agree though, that there are those who are so overpaid, while the typical blue collar worker has to struggle just to survive. Teachers and EMTs are two of the most underpaid jobs. But then, cops dont exactly make bank, either. Kinda irritating, but thats life I guess......
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:58 AM
 
Location: South Carolina
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CEO's are way over paid you'd think they cured cancer. I agree with teachers being under-paid.
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Old 01-26-2009, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Where the real happy cows reside!
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CEO's and congressmen are on the same level for me when it comes to being overpaid. I also cannot believe the amount that some actors and recording artists make! Teacher's and some nurses are definitely underpaid in my book, also my husband who is a very hard worker and not scared to roll up sleeves and help others.
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Old 01-26-2009, 05:27 PM
 
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Dentists are overpaid. Mine is anyway.
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Old 01-26-2009, 05:35 PM
 
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Dentists are overpaid. Mine is anyway.
Dentists seem to be more mouthy about their work then other workers!
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