What is your annual income?

Stinkythe1

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I think this is a valid question since macs seem to be a luxury for the wealthy. I'm sure we won't be finding many people here who have dual processor powermac g5's with a $20,000 income.

Let 'er rip!

Mine should be about $30,000.
 

zelmo

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Jul 3, 2004
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I'm not sure you'll be getting a lot of responses with actual dollar figures. This might make a good poll, though. Leaves people some anonymity.
 

EJBasile

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Apr 20, 2004
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This is sort of an odd thread.

I make around $250,000 (not including bonuses) a year, being a General Surgeon yet I only have a 12" PowerBook SuperDrive (stock model).

Some people may make $20,000 a year and own a Dual G5 but who knows, maybe they live with there parents.
 

clayj

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I'm not going to post what I'm earning THIS year, but if y'all really want to be shocked, I'll post what I earned (i.e., what was listed on my W2) way back in 1999... helpful clues:

1. By then, I'd been working for Microsoft for 7.5 years.
2. I was VERY good at my job. VERY good.
3. I exercised most of my stock options near the end of the year.

If enough people want to know, I'll post it here... ;)
 

5300cs

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clayj said:
If enough people want to know, I'll post it here... ;)
I tell you what, if you're embarrassed at all about it, just send it all to me. My address is: PO BOX 1, Japan. I'll post the info for you ;)
 

eva01

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Gah! Plymouth
well i only work in the summer and i make between 10-15 grand from the summer.

hospitals are wonderful to work at ;)

pays for college and my computers :p
 

joecool85

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Mar 9, 2005
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I'm a full time student at the University of Maine, and still working 25-30 hours a week and I make 12,500 a year before taxes.
 

GroundLoop

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Mar 21, 2003
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If I work a moderate amount of overtime throughout the year, I break 100k. Not too bad for someone under 30 (that's not a doctor or lawyer).

Hickman
 

runninmac

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Jan 20, 2005
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mad jew said:
I'm a student. If I find a dollar on the ground I put it in a jar and count my blessings. Yay! Food tonight!

Oh, and it's tax free too. :D
I know exactly how you feel. When i find it on the ground i think "damn i can get somethin off the dollar menu" :cool:

But now that ive started working I dont know what I make a year. My parents make about 150 (i think thats what they say)
 

barneygumble

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stridey said:
I make around $5,000 a year (full-time student). That said, I have very few expenses at the moment.
sadly not enough but then this is my first yearout of uni so i have quadrupled my income in 1 yr (45K AU)
 

MacNoobie

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$26,000-52,000 a year working with my father who makes ~$120,000 a year doing property maintenance, landscaping.

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MacAztec

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Oct 28, 2001
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Well, I don't really have a yearly income, but I guess i will post my Dad's, its a weird story though.

My Dad was a BIG farmer down in So. Cal from about 1990-2001. He went through a big divorce, bunch of stuff happened, had to file bankrupcy, lost all teh ranches, etc. The net business income was about 5mil at the time, he made like 400k.

He is in real estate now, and he has been closing some big deals. Not houses, but land. Last check I saw come in was nearly 130,000, so he's doing awesome.
 

xsedrinam

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Oct 21, 2004
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Stinkythe1 said:
I think this is a valid question since macs seem to be a luxury for the wealthy. I'm sure we won't be finding many people here who have dual processor powermac g5's with a $20,000 income.

Let 'er rip!

Mine should be about $30,000.
I would deem this entirely none of anyone's business, tasteless, presumptuous and rude. So, depending on what and who I read, we're about $4000.00 below monthly poverty income averages in the U.S. It does come in handy for FAFSA and your kids getting help for University.. Again, my profression has not been considered a lucrative one by any stretch. We are sometimes amazed where the needed funds come in and how the timing is more times than not, perfect. being it's faith based. We have learned to live within our means, (started out with the clasic envelope budgetting system), and have no depts, own no property other than vehicles and office equipment and do no begrudge those who do. I don't want what they have, and are learning in whatever state we are, to be content.
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ksz

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Oct 28, 2003
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AmigoMac said:
What's next? "Post your annual income certification" ?? :p ;)
I agree. This topic seems inappropriate. It's a tale of the haves, the have-nots, the hope-to-haves, and the had-it-and-lost-its.
 

ham_man

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My mother taught me that asking people what they make per year is rude. With that said, I don't make anything...
 

AmigoMac

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ham_man said:
My mother taught me that asking people what they make per year is rude. With that said, I don't make anything...
My mother has no idea how much I do per year. as a poll we can see some good results, I guess.
 

quackattack

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Aug 13, 2004
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xsedrinam said:
I would deem this entirely none of anyone's business, tasteless, presumptuous and rude.
Agreed, I'm glad someone finally said it. I'm honestly suprised how many people are so forthcoming with such private information. :confused: