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OMG: What's the average salary for second year co-op student? im in math/biz (: I got paid really low this work term.. 1k/month

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  1. https://uwaterloo.ca/co-operative-education/why-co-op/co-op-earnings

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  2. That's crazy,1000 per month!

    I thought my 490 a week was bad (only 35 hours)

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    1. This is second work term, my first work term was $550 a week.

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    2. Seems like I'm the only one that went down... :(
      The perils of research.

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  3. about 3.5k for me per month. fifth work term coming up

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  4. I made ~400/week on my first co-op, I'm going into my second work term where I'll be making 650/week, but I have my own business on the side where I earn an additional 300-400/week.

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    1. What is your side business, if you don't mind me asking.

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    2. @4b: Probably a pyramid scheme

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    3. 4 here - I do translating and language tutoring where I charge between $25 - $40 per hour depending on the job.

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  5. 880/week, on my third work term. Made about 750/week last term and 600/week first term.

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    1. @5a: Yep. Most of my friends are also making significantly more than me.

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  6. Going into my second work term, getting paid just over 2.8k/month. Arts.

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  7. Second work term was $900/week

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  8. Got $667/week for my second year coop.

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  9. Arts Psych. Second year I got $630/week.

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  10. $750/wk for the first term and $1k for the second

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  11. Isn't 1000 a month lower than minimum wage?

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    1. He could be outside the country. I've heard overseas jobs don't pay too well

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  12. 6.25 an hour if OP is working four 40-hour weeks a month.

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  13. Are these amounts net or gross?

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  14. 5600/month, geomatics

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