So...about £400 for those three company jobs and £300 for the transcript. And then about £2100 for these private jobs. I worked 6 days and had 4 cancellation days. So a total of about £2800.
That's not amazing but...I worked nine days. Or 13 if you want to include the cancellation days. I mean, if I was working five days a week at this rate, you're looking at £5000/month, which would be pretty amazing. And when I move to Edinburgh, perhaps I'll start getting more work.
Nothing much for June, sadly. I have a five day case and then two 1 day cases, one of which is already cancelled. So that's about two days a week on average. If it all goes ahead, that would be six days for the month, which is what I had for May. And maybe I'll get some last minute jobs.
Even £2800, that's perhaps my highest grossing month since coming to Glasgow. And I didn't have to work five days a week and do a bunch of transcripts to achieve it. If we take it as a typical month, I can afford up to £900 a month for rent. But I'm not even looking that high. I'm looking for places no more than £800. And there really aren't many one bedroom places more than that in Edinburgh.
But £5000 a month. I don't know. It doesn't seem all that impressive. £60,000/year. It's probably double the average salary but realistically, how much more can you buy with £5000/month?
And it's still less than many of these jobs I saw in the US. Wow. Here's a job in Missouri, home of Mark Twain. "$1,654.50 - $2,355.00 semi-monthly". What on earth does this mean? "Semi-monthly"? I've never seen a wage given in these terms in my life. I'm going to assume that it means every two weeks.
Well...I mean...it's true that jobs often pay every two weeks. But why express the wage like that?
Let's assume I get the low end. That's looking pretty bad. $3200/month. That's about £2500/month. Presumably, you also get money for transcripts. That rate isn't mentioned. So yeah. I don't know. Even that low end job in the US probably pays more than what I'm getting. Although, I don't seem qualified for this job, looking at the description. 95% accuracy? I don't think so.
Look at these assholes. It's in New York City. They're looking for three interns. "Are you unsure how to conduct yourself at a deposition? We'll give you hands on instruction, of course at no charge!". Yeah, I don't think so. I'm not working for free on a job that you're getting $1000 for, you fucking faggots.
So anyway, at least I'm not working for free.
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