Sunday, August 1, 2010

Salary Poll Results

I ran a poll on this site asking readers to reveal their monthly gross salary. I gathered a total of 30 votes.

Here are the results:

a. 56% earn less than $5000
b. 30% earn between $5000 and $10000
c. 13% earn more than $10000

The poll is now closed. If respondents are willing, they can click on the Ongoing Hot Discussions tab above and look for the Salary Discussion post to reveal their occupation, working experience and gross monthly salary. Thanks!


  1. FF,

    A lot of decisions are in each individual’s own hands. Each of us have to decide how much time you want to put in to climb the ladder. For LP, he can decide how many hours of tuition he wants to give. If you want more disposable income, the only way initially is to put in more hours. Get another job, give tuition and many other ways. That choice is up to each individual. If you start off in an SME, learn as much as you can and look for opportunities either to start your own business or join another company as a partner. That would be the fastest way to move up. Anyone who looks for a 9 to 5 job would have a lot less opportunities to move up. What you learn is yours to keep, so never be afraid of putting in more hours for free. Volunteer for assignments to get notice and learn more. I always tell my junior staff that if there are no problems, then there is nothing to learn. Concentrate on learning on the job and be the best you can in your field and the money will come on its own later.


  2. Hi,

    You have a good blog. At this point the marketplace has started to appear up and people are beginning to obtain jobs. Although, many are baffled whether they are obtaining the correct salary. They are able to validate this by comparing their salaries through on the net tools. One such web site to compare salary mechanical engineers along with other experts is

  3. I agree that learning more and being the best in one's field is the best way to keep yourself relevant in the ever changing job market of today.

    Hopefully this will materialise for me in my job too.


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