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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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As a recent graduate, you should be proud to land a job which pays about $43k a year. Many post-graduates can not even find a job at all. You are very fortunate without real world experience, you should be asking these two bosses as your mentors. Stick around and get to know the business well; you may become a... More
Answered By: j g - 11/25/2007
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I'd kill for that job. Keep it.
Answered By: inloveandindeath - 11/25/2007
 
that's a good salary to start but i would ask around if i were you
Answered By: moltobella - 11/25/2007
 
That is a decent wage.
Answered By: beckini - 11/25/2007
 
Wow,21 dollars an hour is pretty good. I Think you should ask people around you,and your family too. well for me i think thats pretty good,and dont ever lose that job lol.. :) -Cris
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Answered By: Cristian R - 11/25/2007
 
visit the www.dol.gov website which is the department of labor website. there you can search by job and area and find out what others are getting paid. its a really good tool to use. i hope that helps. ps: i live in norfolk, va....21 is good for this area haha
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Answered By: Loki - 11/25/2007
 
if u successfully complete ur apprenticeship under the certified accountants, u can opt to work in a big firm for better earning.
Answered By: jimmybond - 11/25/2007
 
ask around but dont drop this jod yet
Answered By: Jaylin - 11/25/2007
 
In Los Angeles that is not too Bad. You should seek another job. It is a good wage so don't get an attitude and act mad or leave quit the job. Keep working and use them for a reference and see what others are getting paid. Look at ads in the newspaper and inquire at other company's what they pay. You never know what... More
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Answered By: richard s - 11/25/2007
 
an hour? well,if your're working 8-9 hours a day,u should earn 189 a day, and roughly $ 3k a mth.. in my country (malaysia),that's a high paying job..unless u work in unfix hours per day,let say 3-5 hours a day..well,u do the maths, how much u could earn per mth,and is it worth it..? I mean,if u only work few hours a... More
Answered By: defender_90 - 11/25/2007
 
Very low take home. How can you live on that in LA?
Answered By: StanTheMan - 11/25/2007
 
that seems low
Answered By: truthasiseeit - 11/25/2007
 
May, In order to help you, please expand on the type of duties you are responsible for. What do you ultimately want to do with the experience of working in public accounting? Are you planning on sitting for the CPA exam? Please provide more details.
Answered By: william w - 11/26/2007
 
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