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Is 21 dollars an hour considered average for someone who works in Los Angeles?

I do accounting work for two certified public accountants. I graduated from college about a year ago with a Finance degree. Should I seek another job or is this wage already what the average people are getting in Accounting and Finance?

Asked By: Virginia - 11/25/2007
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Well to be honest, no. Especially with a degree of that sort, and even more so being in California. Do visit http://www.payscale.com/ to view average pay in your area; or even Google Average Pay Los Angeles California. When you do the math, it will be around $1680 / bi-weekly, $3360 a month, and a little over $40,000... More
Answered By: flasheng1 - 11/25/2007
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take it from someone who is getting paid $6/hr in Georgia.............. IT'S PRETTY GOOD PAY to me gosh, i hate my job lol
Answered By: kanga9z10 - 11/25/2007
 
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of California, it's a little low. $25.61 for median hourly, and $29.61 for mean hourly. However these numbers can only be a "rough reference" when you look at this page. Perks of the job, duties and responsibilities, benefits, etc. all have to be considered when compiling... More
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Answered By: clean&serene - 11/25/2007
 
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