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Freddy

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hi just wondering if anyone could say how much realistically you would be earning after passing out rt and would this be enough to live on as a family with 2 childeren as in not just scrape by on, are there much opportunities for promotion or pay rise and how common is this ?

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Annual income is about £18k (gross) upon pass out, rising to about £26k, without promotion over about 5 years.

Whether you can get by depends on circumstances & expectations, whether your partner works, whether you rent or buy, whether you have a car, where you live, what you eat, etc.

How much are you managing to live on now?

Promotion, for those adequately.motivated and capable, occurs about every 4-5 years on average.
 

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Im level 3/8 and take home 1100 after my sfa comes out.

I have 2 kids and i scrape by most months its hard.
No family nearby means mu wife cant work as childcare outweighs her potential earnings
 

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Could I just hijack this post and ask how much of your monthly pay would be spent on average if say I didn't have any kids and I just ate the food that was supplied to me within the RM? Would it just be toiletries, snacks and cleaning products that I would need to spend money on? When I apply I won't really have any priorities back home as I don't have a wife or kids so I am thinking of trying to be smart with my money and save as much as I possibly can
 

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Mate you could save an absolute bomb if you live frugally. I know lived like a pauper for theth months and brought a bike £3500 bike outright.

Don't fall into the Friday night run ashore routine and you'll be amazed what you can save as a singly.
 

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That is exactly what I was planning on doing, living frugally would be no bother to me as I can cope with the bare minimum. Actually really looking forward to applying.
 

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Alternatively, you could have a laugh, live a little, enjoy the moment and be permanently skint.

We come into this world with nothing and many aim to leave it with negative equity and a hole in the ozone thingy as their legacy.

But, enough about me :)
 

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That last bit got me :')

Thinking of just raking in the money, putting it in a locked account with high interest and then just partying when I'm 70 years old and no longer need all the money I worked so hard for :D
 
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