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Old 26.09.2009, 13:03
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How much do these people make on average?

Any idea what average monthly pay of these people is?

1. Migros checkout worker
2. Hospital nurse
3. IT worker working for Google
4. Road construction worker
5. Kitchen worker

I am trying to understand how much they make relative to each other.
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Old 26.09.2009, 14:07
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Any idea what average monthly pay of these people is?

1. Migros checkout worker
2. Hospital nurse
3. IT worker working for Google
4. Road construction worker
5. Kitchen worker

I am trying to understand how much they make relative to each other.

Huh? Whatever.

1. Too little.
2. Too little.
3. Too much.
4. Too little.
5. Too little.
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Old 26.09.2009, 14:12
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Re: How much do these people make on average?

The obvious ones are #3 at the top and #1 the bottom. The other 3 can vary depending on exact duties and time with company but the difference would most likely be small.
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Old 26.09.2009, 14:14
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Old 26.09.2009, 14:20
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Old 26.09.2009, 14:23
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Which can also be advantageous now and then
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Old 27.09.2009, 11:41
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Re: How much do these people make on average?

1. Migros checkout worker
Don't know. Maybe CHF3,000/m.

2. Hospital nurse
At least 5-6k. Does depend on whether you're a Krankenpflegerin (earns less) or a Krankenschwester (earns more).

3. IT worker working for Google
Don't know exactly, but since everyone wants to work for them, they can make people work for peanuts (in relative terms to the industry average, of course).

4. Road construction worker
Probably around the same as the nurse. Certainly not too little.

5. Kitchen worker
I guess around 4k.
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4. Road construction worker
According to the chat up lines from blokes working in this industry, around CHF 5k a month. I'd say due to the nature of the work (ie working dangerous machinery and odd hours) they'd be paid the best from your list. I'm sure Google can hire "IT workers" cheaply at the moment.
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Re: How much do these people make on average?

I don't know about the road construction worker, but what I know is how much a mason earns immediately after passing the final exam of apprenticeship, namely around 6k / month. That's a figure from 2007, but I assume it hasn't changed much.
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Old 27.09.2009, 12:18
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1. Migros checkout worker
Don't know. Maybe CHF3,000/m.

2. Hospital nurse
At least 5-6k. Does depend on whether you're a Krankenpflegerin (earns less) or a Krankenschwester (earns more).

3. IT worker working for Google
Don't know exactly, but since everyone wants to work for them, they can make people work for peanuts (in relative terms to the industry average, of course).

4. Road construction worker
Probably around the same as the nurse. Certainly not too little.

5. Kitchen worker
I guess around 4k.
Thank you very much for a respectful and reasonable post. Exactly the kind of rough idea I was looking for. A nice lemonade for you.

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Old 27.09.2009, 12:23
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Are the mods here convicted prisoners forced to work involuntarily? Normally on internet forums mods work voluntarily and if they don't like they leave instead of moaning.
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Old 27.09.2009, 12:53
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Re: How much do these people make on average?

Let me have a guess:

1. 3'000
2. 4'200
3. 4'000
4. 3'900

in Swiss $
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Old 27.09.2009, 13:28
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Let me have a guess:

1. 3'000
2. 4'200
3. 4'000
4. 3'900

in Swiss $
Are you sure it's not Swiss £?
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Old 27.09.2009, 13:32
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Are the mods here convicted prisoners forced to work involuntarily? Normally on internet forums mods work voluntarily and if they don't like they leave instead of moaning.
That wasn't a moan from Scott. You should see him moan ...

I do get so sick of people rubbishing the moderators. One day, when you see and appreciate what they do, maybe you'll change your tune.
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Old 27.09.2009, 13:48
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Re: How much do these people make on average?

Migros pays a minimum wage now of Sfr. 3'500 a month ( increased from 3'200 two years ago) for a full 100%. (42 hours a week).

or as one person said......"i pretend to work, and they pretend to pay me"
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Old 27.09.2009, 13:55
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That wasn't a moan from Scott. You should see him moan ...

I do get so sick of people rubbishing the moderators. One day, when you see and appreciate what they do, maybe you'll change your tune.
I get tired of people defending mods as if they were fire fighters or surgeons putting their life on the line. In every internet forum you get mods moaning about how much they do. My point was simply that there are reasons why people become mods. These can range from genuine altruism to selfish ones. Not having a life along with power issues is also a common one.

Can we keep the topic on track as my posts got deleted for being off topic on other threads.
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Old 27.09.2009, 14:32
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I get tired of people defending mods as if they were fire fighters or surgeons putting their life on the line. In every internet forum you get mods moaning about how much they do. My point was simply that there are reasons why people become mods. These can range from genuine altruism to selfish ones. Not having a life along with power issues is also a common one.

Can we keep the topic on track as my posts got deleted for being off topic on other threads.
With 30 posts and an EF user for less than a month, already tired of
how the mods are defended by other users... hmmmm

Would you then answer a question... What is the importance or
relevance of a question about living in Switzerland in your original
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Old 27.09.2009, 14:59
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With 30 posts and an EF user for less than a month, already tired of
how the mods are defended by other users... hmmmm

Would you then answer a question... What is the importance or
relevance of a question about living in Switzerland in your original
post?
Whatever.

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Old 27.09.2009, 15:01
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Whatever.

Argument? No.

But your response to my question backs up removing useless text in
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PS: So asking how much those people earn on average in Switzerland is not relevant to living in Switzerland? The mod qualification bar must have been set really low for this forum.
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