#15 Starting salary

OECD Observer No 256, July 2006

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"Well Tyrone, I think I can safely say you have the job. Considering your first-class degree and excellent attitude."

"Thank you, sir."

"Any questions?"

"Well, er, yes. About, er, pay? And prospects?"

"We start at 20k. A raise next year if you do well. Welcome to Global!"

"Actually, could you pay me, er, less? Say, just under 15k? And hold it there for a few years… ?"

"Unusual. Why?"

"So I don't have to start repaying my student loan for a while."

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