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Old 04-08-2021, 06:14 PM   #47
miket
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Originally Posted by Deerslayersh View Post
I don't think OP was looking for a kid out of school. It sounds like he's after an experienced machinist. I just know that if you told me it would take 40-years to make $30/hr I would definitely not be interested in mastering that craft; hard work or not (no offense). So if you want the cream of the crop young men/women to consider your field, the income needs to be higher. Otherwise, you get what you pay for...
I understand your point. But the value/money just isnt there. My former employee made $15k more than me in 2019. And I worked wayyyyy more hrs as the owner. And I run a machine or 2 every day. He was making $30/hr with about 10yrs exp.
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