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Given the zeal and propensity for random salary comparisons on here, here is another one: what was your allowance at age 9, and how have did it compare to expectations and peers?

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I had $0 weekly stipend; BUT full over-the-top benefits package including: 100% subsidized rent, chefs, cleaners, launderers, health insurance - plus no cap on vacation days.

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This ^

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I was allowed to keep the rest of my teeth if I didn’t talk back.

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Allowance was to escape the "whooping" from your parents for the shit you do everyday.

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$0

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OP, you fancy RICH to get allowance at 9 eeh.

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I started getting an allowance at 9 or 10. It's been 25+ years since then and my memory is definitely foggy, but I think it was something like $1 per week at that age for doing basic stuff like taking out the trash. Pretty sure it increased to $5/week the next year, then I was up to $20/week by 14, with a much longer list of chores. Stayed at $20/week through highschool, even after I got a job paying a princely wage of $6.75/hr.

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I got whatever my age was each week. So $9 big ones at age 9. Heartbreakingly, I no longer get $26 a week. Those handouts stopped a while back and I’ve never been the same. RIP.

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$0 base with 20% bonus

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Sounds like typical pwc comp

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$1 / week assuming I completed all my chores

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$2 / wk in the 90’s My cousin got $5 / wk and i always called her rich.

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33k a year, but I was in business school

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Hoping to make partner by 15; I'm sure I'll fit right in 😂

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Essentially I've been underpaid my whole life.

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Haha, so true!

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0$, i was allowed to live with my parents and eat their food

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My Dad gave my sister and I a couple bucks a week starting when we were around 6 years old. He increased it a quarter a year if I'm remembering correctly. There were no chores tied to the allowance. He even sent allowance until we graduated college. I plan to do the same for my kids. My daughter just turned 6, so I better get my act together. He also employed us both at his store cleaning and doing other jobs. We were on the official payroll so that we could legally start IRAs. I have w2s going back to when I was 9 years old.

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I forgot to mention that by the time I was 16 I'd saved up enough money to buy a car.

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No allowance at 9. In middle school I got $5/week if I did my chores (trash, water plants, and vacuum). Usually would go to a dance in Friday’s or the teen center during the weekend and it would cost $5. I think they wanted to me to go out and have fun with friends (and I’m sure enjoyed their alone time as parents), but wanted me to earn it.

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I should note the payments for chores stopped once the both the teen center closed and the people in the community who put on the Friday dances stopped doing it lol.

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50 cents

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$20 a week

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$0 salary but performance-based bonus at the holidays, recognition awards on trips to the store, benefits (medical, housing, food, education) probably took total comp to $25-30k

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