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Old 04-22-2012, 06:14 PM
 
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Why is SA so far below the avg national wage
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Old 04-22-2012, 06:32 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX USA
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Why is the cost of living so low here? Answer that, it that should answer why the pay is so low
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:17 PM
 
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Amen Me007gold. A family can easily make it on one salary in SA. It's very difficult here in WI. Just the additional taxes alone increased my monthly expenditures by $500 over San Antonio. Add in the increased cost of fresh fruit and vegetables and the grocery bill goes sky high. Not to mention everyone up here needs more to survive as well so every service is substantially higher.
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:48 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Why is SA so far below the avg national wage
My wage is way above the national average, and it would be no matter where I lived.

Similarly, if you have no skills, no experience, no education or otherwise little value in the marketplace, your wage will be below the national average wherever you live.

As to why San Antonio may have more or less of one type or the other, that has been discussed on here time and time again.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:20 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, Texas
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Funny that this thread is posted tonight.

San Antonio wages rank the lowest|WOAI: San Antonio News
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:55 PM
 
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Funny that this thread is posted tonight.

San Antonio wages rank the lowest|WOAI: San Antonio News
Good thing they reported the " median hourly wage", instead of the average hourly wage, which in my opinion would be higher but far from the truth.
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:46 AM
 
Location: South Texas
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Funny that this thread is posted tonight.

San Antonio wages rank the lowest|WOAI: San Antonio News
And this is news to SA?
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:53 AM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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Funny - we start at $13-14/hr, and can't even get folks in the door....
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:12 AM
 
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Why is SA so far below the avg national wage
Based on what some people say .... "That's good for businesses"
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:19 AM
 
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Funny - we start at $13-14/hr, and can't even get folks in the door....
What is it that you do?
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