The W
Views: 99868095
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
20.10.07 2246
The 7 - One Question... - Are you hourly or salary? Register and log in to post!
(105 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (17 total)
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 2757/4719
EXP: 22163853
For next: 290374

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 47 days
Last activity: 12 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#1 Posted on 6.10.06 0825.43
Reposted on: 6.10.13 0825.48
I'm currently working the most I've EVER worked in my life, so thank God I'm hourly. I'm not so sure I could take salary-paying job, because my personality is such that I wouldn't take the easy times and not work as much, I think.
Promote this thread!
dunkndollaz
Banger
Level: 96

Posts: 1948/2554
EXP: 8823663
For next: 165156

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 16 hours
Last activity: 15 hours
#2 Posted on 6.10.06 0849.46
Reposted on: 6.10.13 0853.33
Salary. Haven't had an hourly job since I was bartender almost 20 years ago.
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 2328/3380
EXP: 13435114
For next: 85429

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 43 days
Last activity: 1 day
#3 Posted on 6.10.06 0917.47
Reposted on: 6.10.13 0922.51
Salary. Luckily for me, I dont have to work late very often and the times I do are usually outweighed by the times I get to go home early.
rinberg
Boudin rouge
Level: 47

Posts: 329/495
EXP: 750675
For next: 15534

Since: 30.1.02
From: South Georgia

Since last post: 1015 days
Last activity: 53 days
#4 Posted on 6.10.06 0924.31
Reposted on: 6.10.13 0925.55
Salary. If I'm 20 minutes late nobody notices, but I'll make it up later to sooth my own conscience. My boss actually lets me off 45 minutes early to teach a class at the Technical College a couple of days each week as long as I make up the time by coming in early or taking a very short lunch on those days. For me, it's a much more relaxed way to work.
Dexley's Midnight Jogger
Pepperoni
Moderator
Level: 65

Posts: 755/1049
EXP: 2251939
For next: 83701

Since: 10.10.02
From: New Hampshire

Since last post: 260 days
Last activity: 174 days
#5 Posted on 6.10.06 1046.51
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1047.32
Hourly, and there is a lot of overtime for me to take advantage of. But we don't have punch clocks. At the end of the day everyone stands in one line to sign out.
Guru Zim
SQL Dejection
Administrator
Level: 139

Posts: 4210/6012
EXP: 31951756
For next: 515771

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 7 hours
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 6.10.06 1107.57
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1108.33
Salary. I.T. folks need an emancipation proclamation.
AWArulz
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 1893/3389
EXP: 13451040
For next: 69503

Since: 28.1.02
From: Louisville, KY

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 2 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#7 Posted on 6.10.06 1238.27
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1242.56
Salary. No pay for all my travel hrs... Otherwise, I rarely work extra long hours.
Brian P. Dermody
Liverwurst
Moderator
Level: 69

Posts: 1013/1205
EXP: 2778829
For next: 90929

Since: 20.9.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 935 days
Last activity: 357 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#8 Posted on 6.10.06 1357.05
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1359.01
Recently became salaried when I was promoted. I'm still coming down from the high of receiving a modest benefits package.

Best part is now I can finally stay current on my expenses. As long as I don't buy anything extravagant, like a house or car or PS3 or groceries, I might be out of debt before I die.
samoflange
Lap cheong
Level: 80

Posts: 568/1786
EXP: 4709732
For next: 73257

Since: 22.2.04
From: Cambridge, MA

Since last post: 369 days
Last activity: 361 days
#9 Posted on 6.10.06 1413.45
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1415.33
Hourly for now, though I can't get overtime, and often work overtime, so it's basically like a salary.
Rudoublesedoublel
Potato korv
Level: 55

Posts: 441/691
EXP: 1241865
For next: 72333

Since: 2.1.02
From: Kentucky - Home of the 8 time NCAA Champ Wildcats

Since last post: 32 days
Last activity: 6 days
#10 Posted on 6.10.06 1421.26
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1421.44
    Originally posted by rinberg
    Salary. If I'm 20 minutes late nobody notices, but I'll make it up later to sooth my own conscience. My boss actually lets me off 45 minutes early to teach a class at the Technical College a couple of days each week as long as I make up the time by coming in early or taking a very short lunch on those days. For me, it's a much more relaxed way to work.


This is me almost to a "T" with the exception that my boss doesn't ask that I come in early or shorten lunch to make up for my early teaching departures.

At the same time, if I need to come in and finish something on a weekend I do so without being prompted and without grumbling so it does even out a little.
Merc
Potato korv
Level: 54

Posts: 501/680
EXP: 1212260
For next: 21617

Since: 3.1.02
From: Brisbane, Australia

Since last post: 1286 days
Last activity: 1265 days
#11 Posted on 6.10.06 1817.49
Reposted on: 6.10.13 1820.06
I get an hourly rate, but only get paid for 36.25 hours a week. Anything over that goes into accrued time, so I can take a day off if I accrue enough hours. I have plenty of accrued time, but I don't take many days off. If there's organised overtime, like a hardware rollout or something, I get paid overtime for that, but that has to be approved by my boss's boss.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 115

Posts: 2975/3943
EXP: 16727343
For next: 84072

Since: 22.4.02
From: Long Island

Since last post: 29 days
Last activity: 12 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#12 Posted on 6.10.06 2230.17
Reposted on: 6.10.13 2230.51
Salaried, and I don't get overtime. Well, I could, but then I'd get written up. -_- The mileage helps a bit.
Karlos the Jackal
Lap cheong
Level: 82

Posts: 809/1750
EXP: 5005365
For next: 203884

Since: 2.1.02
From: The City of Subdued Excitement

Since last post: 5 days
Last activity: 2 hours
#13 Posted on 7.10.06 0317.20
Reposted on: 7.10.13 0320.46
Self-employed, so that counts as salaried, with the added bonus of never, ever getting to stop thinking about work. Whee!

--K
Kevintripod
Boudin blanc
Level: 90

Posts: 949/2282
EXP: 7048599
For next: 140037

Since: 11.5.03
From: Mount Pleasant, Pa.

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 14 hours
AIM:  
#14 Posted on 7.10.06 0500.21
Reposted on: 7.10.13 0501.20
Salary and no overtime pay.

And I always work at least 50 hours a week.

Lexus
Bierwurst
Level: 83

Posts: 846/1833
EXP: 5365589
For next: 66655

Since: 2.1.02
From: Stafford, VA

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 8 hours
AIM:  
#15 Posted on 7.10.06 0624.22
Reposted on: 7.10.13 0624.29
Under the table.
Shem the Penman
Toulouse
Level: 71

Posts: 1017/1267
EXP: 3078802
For next: 88327

Since: 16.1.02
From: The Off-Center of the Universe (aka Philadelphia)

Since last post: 261 days
Last activity: 59 days
#16 Posted on 9.10.06 0013.12
Reposted on: 9.10.13 0013.58
Hourly. No overtime, though -- not that I'm usually required to stay beyond the standard 8:30 to 4:30, unless there's a history committee meeting, which is about once a quarter.
Torchslasher
Knackwurst
Level: 107

Posts: 2028/3273
EXP: 12781575
For next: 309778

Since: 17.1.02
From: New F'n Jersey

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 1 day
#17 Posted on 10.10.06 1110.04
Reposted on: 10.10.13 1110.49
Hourly, and no overtime usually, but at the end of this month, my Target store will supposedly let us get all the overtime we want until Christmas. And I usually go for all the overtime I can. That's what you do when you make as little money as I do.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: What sporting event would you like to see live?
Next thread: What does Friday the 13th mean to you ?
Previous thread: Have you ever bought anything from an infomercial?
(105 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - One Question... - Are you hourly or salary?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.218 seconds.