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How old were you when you started working?

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Cassandre

Asked by Cassandre at 10:13 AM on Jul. 29, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • 15
    nicolemstacy

    Answer by nicolemstacy at 10:14 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • 14...I started working at a cemetary doing grounds upkeep
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:14 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I had my first "real" job (other than babysitting) the summer I was turning 15. It was at Dunkin' Donuts, and it kicked off my eternal love for coffee!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:14 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • i started babysitting around 12 or 13 and got my first job with a W2 when I was 15- I was a day camp counselor for the YMCA :)
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 10:15 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I was 17 and I worked at Publix for 5-6 months. I hated it. I don't think I worked again until my sophomore year in college at Quizno's. I had a work study job my freshman year at an elementary school.
    paige8608

    Answer by paige8608 at 10:15 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I was 16 when I started working as a bus monitor on the school bus on the way home. I just sat with the preschool and headstart kids and passed them off to their parents.
    I was 17, almost 18 when I got a "real job" at a fast food place right after high school. I just didn't need the money in school, I never went out, didn't hang out with anyone. I was perfectly content to hang out in my room with my calculus book. :-)
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 10:16 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • I was 15.
    Cassandre

    Comment by Cassandre (original poster) at 10:16 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • 13
    justnancyb

    Answer by justnancyb at 10:18 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • i babysat all through high school..made very good cash! but my first 'real job' (taxes, application, etc) came @ 18, after i got my license to do hair.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:20 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

  • Babysitting- 12, Actual first job- 14

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:25 AM on Jul. 29, 2010

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