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Some EXAMPLES of salaries of Poles working and living in the UK.


miranda  
7 Feb 2008 /  #1
londyn.gazeta.pl/londyn/1,86059,4886093.html - Salaries Poles in UK

here is a link with examples of salaries some Poles make in the UK.

Unfortunately, it is in Polish.
davidpeake 14 | 451  
7 Feb 2008 /  #2
so who's the highest paid miranda
db1874 7 | 227  
7 Feb 2008 /  #3
the doctors, ironically one of the lowest paid professional jobs in Poland
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
7 Feb 2008 /  #4
Unfortunately, it is in Polish.

why is this unfortunate? British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings so only Poles will possibly be interested,and I imagine they speak Polish.
OP miranda  
7 Feb 2008 /  #5
British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings

how come?
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
7 Feb 2008 /  #6
It just isnt done. Why would anyone care what "you" are earning? Its only up their own backside arrogent red braces wearing city types that talk about earnings. How come? Just one of those cultural things... :)
Bartolome 2 | 1,085  
7 Feb 2008 /  #7
But these are _examples_ without any names. So why not discussing ?
OP miranda  
7 Feb 2008 /  #8
Just one of those cultural things... :)

fair enough, but as Bartalome said, those are examples and I posted this link for Polish people, so they will have an idea of what the reality is for some.
Cameron 1 | 9  
7 Feb 2008 /  #9
It just isnt done. Why would anyone care what "you" are earning? Its only up their own backside arrogent red braces wearing city types that talk about earnings. How come? Just one of those cultural things... :)

What the hell are you talking about now? All my British friends are for ever comparing wages, its actually the Poles who do not like dicussing monitery matters in any way shape or form.

Oh sorry you from the upper class arent you, a different breed altogether.
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
7 Feb 2008 /  #10
Oh sorry you from the upper class arent you, a different breed altogether.

Well,maybe thats it then :) While I sit here in one of my Mansions I have my man do grubby little things like counting the money poor people like you make for me......pip pip tally hoo and wof wof bing bang bong.(but seriously,maybe it is a class thing,I was brought up in a "respectable" middle class household, so maybe it is yahoos and chavs made good who boast about money?)

its actually the Poles who do not like dicussing monitery matters

lmao,you have got to be kidding havnt you?
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
7 Feb 2008 /  #11
British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings

LOL, that's a funny statement, poor, vulgar football players from Premiership, everyone knows how much they earn, how rude of them.
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,161  
7 Feb 2008 /  #12
ironically one of the lowest paid professional jobs in Poland

You are proving again and again how little you know about a country you live in.
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
8 Feb 2008 /  #13
isthatu wrote:
British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings

LOL, that's a funny statement, poor, vulgar football players from Premiership, everyone knows how much they earn, how rude of them.

er,sorry,but I think you made my point for me there bud' :) Since when have premiership footballers been know for taste or decorum?
Kilkline 1 | 689  
8 Feb 2008 /  #14
Krzysztof wrote:
isthatu wrote:
British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings

LOL, that's a funny statement, poor, vulgar football players from Premiership, everyone knows how much they earn, how rude of them.

er,sorry,but I think you made my point for me there bud' :) Since when have premiership footballers been know for taste or decorum?

And most of them arent British either.
Matyjasz 2 | 1,544  
8 Feb 2008 /  #15
I never thought that it could be perceived as vulgar. Interesting.
davidpeake 14 | 451  
8 Feb 2008 /  #16
You are proving again and again how little you know about a country you live in.

i thought that was strange also, i'm heading to see a general gp tonight and its costing me 100zl.
summer 3 | 32  
8 Feb 2008 /  #17
I can see why the statement that it is "vulgar" to discuss earnings or why Brit's just don't do it is made as i recall from a child whenever i would ask "mummy" or "daddy" what they earned they would reply "it's for me to you and for you not to find out" or if i asked another adult what they earned they would laugh and my parents would say "don't ask that, it's their business!" which i never understood as a child, i'd often think "it's only money, why does it matter if i know what you earn, what hurt is it me knowing!?"

I still think this today to be honest. I'm from a middle class family and have no problem with poeple knowing what i do or don't earn! Maybe people are just too proud these days and think that you have to have more money than the next person to be somebody, personally i couldn't agree less! :)
Michal - | 1,865  
8 Feb 2008 /  #18
I do not know about today's rates but Polish doctors used to earn very little indeed. Mind you, the medical care in Poland is dire and everybody dies very young indeed. The grave yards are full to over flowing. Better to stay away all together.
El Gato 4 | 351  
8 Feb 2008 /  #19
Polish doctors used to earn very little indeed

Really...because doctors in the past used to have to work for free. Honestly Michal, if you know nothing about current events, we really don't wanna hear about ur trip to Poland back in the 80s. Go get a job.
summer 3 | 32  
8 Feb 2008 /  #20
My God, why does everybody want to jump down peoples throats lately?!
Everybody is entitled to put their point across, right?
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
9 Feb 2008 /  #21
medical care in Poland is dire and everybody dies very young indeed.

75 years old is young to you?
You're flattering yourself, katsap.

It just isnt done.

Really?
Check this website (one of many in UK): How much could I earn?
Michal - | 1,865  
9 Feb 2008 /  #22
75 years old is young to you?

Today in Poland, it is very rare indeed to find man living so long. Sixty five is the max. It is the harshness of the life and also, I am sure, the lead in the paint! I have smelt it everywhehe in Poland. It is outlawed in England but the Poles love their lead paint. The smell is dreadful and God only knows what they are breathing in.
RJ_cdn - | 267  
9 Feb 2008 /  #23
Today in Poland, it is very rare indeed to find man living so long. Sixty five is the max. It is the harshness of the life and also, I am sure, the lead in the paint! I have smelt it everywhehe in Poland. It is outlawed in England but the Poles love their lead paint. The smell is dreadful and God only knows what they are breathing in.



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isthatu 3 | 1,164  
9 Feb 2008 /  #24
Check this website (one of many in UK):

I think some are missing the point,obviously its an idea to see how much money you can earn in whatever line of work takes your fancy,that goes without saying,but,that is an entirely different thing to discussing what you earn with others.Like I say,without sounding snobby,maybe its a class/culture thing.
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
10 Feb 2008 /  #25
isthatu

I have to agree with you on the not discussing money matters - I was tought that it wasnt polite to discuss such things and to be honest its not something I have ever discussed with friends or family
MareGaea 29 | 2,752  
10 Feb 2008 /  #26
British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings

Not only the British, the Dutch as well. When I was in the US for the first time I was actually kind of appalled when somebody asked me directly how much money I was making. That's a private thing, you don't talk about it.
Wroclaw Boy  
10 Feb 2008 /  #27
British people consider it vulgar to discuss earnings

Do they fuk. We all want to know how much our friends and/or family are earning. Most of my friends tell me how much they make. Polish people on the other hamd are very cagey. Questions like: how much did that car cost, or how much rent do you pay are met with discust.

Shall i tell you how much i made in 2007?
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
10 Feb 2008 /  #28
Today in Poland, it is very rare indeed to find man living so long.

You don't know todays Poland.

Sixty five is the max.

We already discussed it here and sources were quoted proving you wrong. Are all katsaps that thick skulled, or is it just you?

The smell is dreadful and God only knows what they are breathing in.

Seems like yesterday huh? But you left 20 yeras ago and your stench is long gone too.

but,that is an entirely different thing to discusing what you earn with others.

I have seen a lot of posts here by Brits teaching English in Poland. Didn't you?

Having said that, I must agree, Poles will discuss their sallaries and it pisses me off when some of them ask me how much I make, like it's any of their fvking business.
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
10 Feb 2008 /  #29
Not only the British, the Dutch as well.

Thats what I love about Holland. Meet someone in a bar or cafe in the UK its all " whats your name?where do you come from?and what do you do for a living? (not how much do you earn,more whats your social status...) where as in Holland the last question nearly never comes up,atleast,not as an initial gauge of a person.

Do they fuk. We all want to know how much our friends and/or family are earning

maybe its a class/culture thing.

Michal - | 1,865  
10 Feb 2008 /  #30
uss their sallaries and it pisses me off when some of them ask me how much I

It never bothers me as to how much I earn.

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