How do you stack up?

Monday, April 14, 2008

I found the following list on MSN this morning and thought is was really interesting I've highlighted my favorites.

WHAT PEOPLE EARN

Dean McIlvaine, 50
Farmer
West Salem, Ohio
$30,000

Jeff Foxworthy, 49
Comedian
Atlanta, Ga.
$10 million

Glen Heroy, 45
Hospital clown
New York, N.Y.
$28,000


John Vinson, 58
Bounty hunter
Morgantown, W.Va.
$74,000


John Paulson, 52
Hedge-fund manager
New York, N.Y.
$3.5 billion

Renita Rhodes, 31
Software engineer
St. Louis, Mo.
$72,000

Brian Leachman, 34
Car sales manager
Odenton, Md.
$205,000

Mary Ellen Warren, 66
Airline baggage agent
Houston, Tex.
$24,000

Jeanette Lee, 36
Billiards player
Mooresville, Tenn.
$650,000

Capt. Richard Barnett, 34
Air Force fire chief
Augusta, Kan.
$70,000

Trouble, 8
Leona Helmsley's dog
Sarasota, Fla.
$12 million


Manny de Leon, 35
Tow-truck driver
Portland, Ore.
$42,000

Shetal Amin, 31
Speech pathologist
Piscataway, N.J.
$85,000

Miley Cyrus, 15Singer/actress
Los Angeles, Calif.
$18.2 million

Cynthia Hess, 55
Psychic
Albuquerque, N.M.
$38,000
Really!

Gary Zell, 42
Meteorologist
Tucson, Ariz.
$77,500

Katherine Heigl, 29
Actress
Los Angeles, Calif.
$11 million

Timothy Janus, 31
Competitive eater
New York, N.Y.
$25,000


Susan Chick, 50
Weight-loss facilitator
Merrimack, N.H.
$27,000

Carrie Underwood, 25
Singer
Nashville, Tenn.
$7 million

Eileen Welsh, 44
Preschool teacher
Roslyn, Pa.
$15,000

If this doesn't tell you something is wrong with the world's priorities I don't know what will.

Deborah Baker, 48
Graphic illustrator
Radcliff, Ky.
$32,000

Jessica Alba, 26
Actress
Los Angeles, Calif.
$9 million

Donna Puls, 44
Locksmith
Iowa City, Iowa
$45,200

Jimmy Parrish, 55
ID theft consultant
Birmingham, Ala.
$143,000

Meredith Vieira, 54
Television anchor
New York, N.Y.
$10 million

Chelsea Lynn, 23
Television reporter
Anchorage, Alaska
$28,900

Sue Gage, 52
Janitor
Shelby Township, Mich.
$10,700

Grace Jones, 45
Dental assistant
Pleasant Prairie, Wis.
$41,000

Thomas O'Neill, 52
Corrections officer
Yonkers, N.Y.
$150,300

Mary-Kate Olsen, 21
Actress/entrepreneur
New York, N.Y.
$17 million

Keith Moore, 19
Theme-park worker
Del City, Okla.
$11,400

Travis Michalak, 29
Nuclear chemist
Barnegat, N.J.
$77,800

James McNerney, 58
CEO, Boeing
Chicago, Ill.
$19 million

Elizabeth Moisant, 73
Comic-book publisher
Oak Park, Ill.
$110,000

Sandra Urena, 35
Casino dealer
Atlantic City, N.J.
$45,000


Patricia Wytroval, 49
Apprentice meat cutter
Flagstaff, Ariz.
$30,800


Kevin Wright, 45
Massage therapist
Columbia City, Ind.
$40,000

Shirley Cole, 69
Adoption recruiter
Helena, Mont.
$26,000

Scarlett Johansson, 23
Actress
New York, N.Y.
$5 million

Phillip Cecil, 49
Locomotive engineer
Knoxville, Ill.
$71,000

Edward Perry, 26
Peace Corps volunteer
Los Angeles, Calif.
$2,900

Ryan Seacrest, 33
TV/radio host
Los Angeles, Calif.
$12 million

Jason Miller, 34
Rodeo steer wrestler
Lance Creek, Wyo.
$178,000


Lynn Hosford, 57
Home daycare provider
Rumford, R.I.
$56,000

Eli Manning, 27
N.Y. Giants quarterback
New York, N.Y.
$11.5 million

Jessica Zimmermann, 26
Secret Service officer
Washington, D.C.
$48,400

Brian Prigel, 48
Mayor
Bingen, Wash.
$3,600


Tiger Woods, 32
Golfer
Orlando, Fla.
$115 million

Titus the Titan
Pro lacrosse mascot
East Rockaway, N.Y.
$3,000

Bernie Sanders, 66
U.S. Senator
Burlington, Vt.
$165,200

Jessica Townsend, 33
Crime-scene technician
Mobile, Ala.
$35,000

50 Cent, 32
Rapper
New York, N.Y.
$33 million

Nathan Bueker, 25
Bouncer
Davenport, Iowa
$8,000

3 comments:

The Harper Family said...

Hi Anna...Sad but true people don't always get paid what they should! Hope you're doing good...tell RJ hi from the Harpers

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Linda Z said...

I read this article, too. Crazy, huh? What's sad, though, is it tells us what America puts such high value on... and what it doesn't value at all.

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