22 Year Olds Making 6 Figures in Texas Oil Fields

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    Remember too the so called experts claimed Trump a dunce for saying he will get the GDP over 3%? They said that won’t ever happen again. Yet it has.
     
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    Add a college degree and those workers are earning a lot more than the laborers for working in an office not sacrificing their bodies so the company heads sit doing nothing mami g record profits.
     
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    Seems straight forward.

    (14*6*50) That is 14 hour days, six days a week, for 50 weeks a year. That number is divided into 100k which gives you an hourly rate.

    Comes out to 23.80 per hour.
     
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    The greatest thing Kasich did as Ohio governor was scratching the Cincinnati to Cleveland High Speed Rail Boondoggle that Strickland launched. This is 2018, people don't want to pay a premium to wait on a train schedule. They'd rather just get in their cars and go on their own schedule. Besides, private auto transportation takes someone door to door. Someone taking the damn choo choo has to get a ride to the Cleveland train station to make the train,, and get a ride from the Cincinnati train station after they arrive in town.
     
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    You assume "six figures" means $100k on the dot.
     
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    That's assuming "six figures" means only $100k on the dot.
     
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    I recently posted a thread on the living conditions in these oil fields. No real houseing but bare communual quarters at ridiculous prices, eating in communual halls with no entertainment within reasonable driving distances. Impossible for families.

    Sure, make lots of money if one can tolerate the conditions.
     
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    Yep, have a nephew that left college early, and has an office job making 6 figures in the oilfield.
     
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    Construction isn't for the meek. Long hours, and hot and cold conditions. But Road whores can make 100 to 130 k

    Plus pef diem. Stay in cheap places.
     
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    Sure, but then, you asked what kind of math that was, not if the 100k was a correct figure.
     

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