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Today, I applied and was accepted for a part-time network engineering position. Being contract work they asked me what I charge. I replied, "$12 an hour." After a look of surprise they accepted me for the position and said, "Our last guy charged $200 an hour, you're a bargain." FML

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On 02/25/2010 at 10:39am - money - by compguy (man) - United States (New York)

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How do you be in a position like that and not know how much your competitors are charging?

#4 - On 02/25/2010 at 1:52pm by intensitive

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what the hell do you do that $200/hr is an acceptable pay rate? i need to get into that field

#8 - On 02/25/2010 at 1:54pm by kikiface

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