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income comparison Switzerland to US!

i am sure there will be no appropriate and exact answer for this question but i hope there is some people that they had experiment in these both countries about income and salaries .
what is approximately income for a Postgraduate person in the Switzerland and what is income in US !
is it too much different ?
is finding proper job according to high unemployment in US more difficult in compare with Switzerland ?
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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

In Switzerland, a postgraduate earns approximately 45,176 CHF a year.

In the United States, a postgraduate earns approximately $12,381 a year.

However, in the United States, postgraduates get to attend "Greek" parties every Friday evening, complete with champagne and naked co-eds covered in shaving foam.

Absinthe, however, is illegal.

It's your choice.

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Old 16.01.2011, 21:18
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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Househo..._United_States

http://www.worldsalaries.org/switzerland.shtml
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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

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Absinthe, however, is illegal.
Smoking Havanna cigars is illegal too, but Obama said he might change that because it didn't help bringing Cuba down.
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Smoking Havanna cigars is illegal too, but Obama said he's gonna change that because it didn't help bringing Cuba down.
If he can do that, surely he can legalise absinthe, too? After all, the Swiss still insist on being Swiss, despite the fact that it is banned.

What'd he get the Nobel Prize for, anyway?
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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

Legal since 2007. I suppose Bush gets credit ?

You can even get proper Swiss stuff from Val de Travers-

real bleu

And a Dunhill pipe goes a long way toward compensating for Cuban cigars .

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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

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In the United States, a postgraduate earns approximately $12,381 a year.
Not quite true, my friend was in the PhD Chemistry program at a major
University. He was earning about $18000 per year about twenty years
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Not quite true, my friend was in the PhD Chemistry program at a major
University. He was earning about $18000 per year about twenty years
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Yes, but Major University is an exception to the rule. Everyone knows they pay extremely well, but that they expect certain things in return, such as regular back rubs, shoe shines and toast making for one's supervisor, not to mention the quarterly salt-mine duty.

At ordinary, small-town universities, such as Cornell or Harvard, a post-graduate can expect to earn approximately $12,381 a year, give or take a couple of "dimes" as Americans call their coins.

Trust me. I went there once. I know all about it.
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Trust me. I went there once. I know all about it.
I figured you to be more of an Oxford fellow...
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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

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Yes, but Major University is an exception to the rule. Everyone knows they pay extremely well, but that they expect certain things in return, such as regular back rubs, shoe shines and toast making for one's supervisor, not to mention the quarterly salt-mine duty.

At ordinary, small-town universities, such as Cornell or Harvard, a post-graduate can expect to earn approximately $12,381 a year, give or take a couple of "dimes" as Americans call their coins.

Trust me. I went there once. I know all about it.
thanks for response , i am not sure where the access of your information was !
but what you said is almost like 1000 in a month ..! US is 3rd country with highest income exactly one after Switzerland but with big different in population ... so i am not very sure if 1`000 $ in a month it makes sense for someone with post-graduate degree!!
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Re: income comparison Switzerland to US!

I'm terribly sorry, but this type of questions have been asked a billion times and honestly, there's a lot of links where you can get your information in just a few clicks. Just to explain my groan
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thanks for response , i am not sure where the access of your information was !
but what you said is almost like 1000 in a month ..! US is 3rd country with highest income exactly one after Switzerland but with big different in population ... so i am not very sure if 1`000 $ in a month it makes sense for someone with post-graduate degree!!
I think you've worked it out wrong. Remember that Americans don't use metric measures: this means that the average salary per month is over $203, which is more than enough for Reese's Cups and Lucky Charms.

Many post-graduates, however, supplement their incomes by working as "lot lizards". This is a highly specialised job which can be combined with daytime studies as it is largely nocturnal.

Some very famous Americans began their careers as lot lizards. I presume you've heard of Mel Gibson? He wasn't one, but lots of other people were.

Have you considered Poland? They pay in Zlotys, which have an eagle on them. I'd work there for that, wouldn't you?
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