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27K, Jr Art Director,Boise ID. People should also post what year that was: 1997

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AAE/Chicago/1991/$19K. Ladies Night and quarter beers with happy hour free food is how we all survived.

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$4.25/hr, pizza maker, Sioux City

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Seattle, asst in research and strategy, 27k

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$20k / Jr. Copywriter / Salt Lake City / 1999

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37k, jr strat, mpls

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$48k, sales account manager (later transitioned to PR), New York

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Jr Writer, NYC, a mind-blowing $33k (SO much $$$!!) in 1988—woo-hoo!!!!

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$700 is like $1500 now.... Crazy how high the rents are today.

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Associate/intern in NYC. Paid hourly..can’t remember the exact number, but made more with overtime than the $32k as an AC when I was hired full-time.

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Jr. Art Director, Santa Monica, $35k, 2000

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40k. Junior art director. New York. Circa 2000.

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Milwaukee, acct coordinator, $23k, 2002

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$22,500/AAE/Wenham, MA in 1999

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24k + overtime. Administrative assistant. NYC, 1999.

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Designer/Chicago/32k/2004

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AAE / NYC / 2010 / $32k I dunno how I survived but it was so much fun.

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40k, copywriter, Vancouver.

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$35K in 2002, NYC. (No overtime back then.) My Lower East Side studio apartment was $1100/month with a view of a brick wall. In today’s dollars that’s $49K salary, $1600 rent.

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42/nyc/2004

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55k, Junior copywriter, nyc

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