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Do you think $50,000/yr is a good salary?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:33 PM on Mar. 22, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • it's a hell of alot better than the $20.000 were making be thankful for anything you get right now

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:34 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Growing up I thought that was a great salary; I make a little more than that now, as does my husband, and we definitely are not wealthy! It's an ok salary; it's comfortable, but it's not going to put you in the nicest neighborhood in town.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:37 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Considering I make a little less than $18,000.00 a year.....Your darn right it is.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:40 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Good for what? Depends on what you do for a living and what level you are at in your career.

    Answer by Kimposible at 5:40 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Well DH makes a little closer to 60k now but his salary has been right along 50k for the last 5 years. It is not fabulous but it is manageable in the area where we live, if we lived in another area we would have it really rough. It really depends where you live, some places 50k is just not enough to survive on.

    For us in our local economy we are able to own a home and two cars, pay for sports, scouts and dance and I can be a SAHM as long as I am frugal with our money. I have to use coupons and shop sales/stockpile the pantry. We use every money saving trick there is to make it work. Once the cars are paid off (within the next year) it will be comfortable and I can relax about our budget a little more.

    Answer by 3_ring_circus_ at 5:45 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • I think its really good. Specially if you live in the south, anywhere else prolly not.

    Answer by BrittanyD07 at 5:46 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • It depends on where you live. It wasn't enough when we lived in SoCal, but if we made that now, in OK, we'd be alright.

    Answer by Pnukey at 5:46 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Absolutely...heck of a lot better than the 15,000 we made last year...I'd be happy with that

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Depending on how many people you're supporting and where you live, it could be just fine. We live on a lot less.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:06 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • It's not too bad!

    Answer by jesse123456 at 6:06 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

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