Recently on Twitter, some tech people openly shared how much they make.

It's good, but only rich workers are sharing. It doesn't help to feel good nor reflect anything about life quality, happiness, perspectives…

Let's try to make it more useful.

🏫 self-taught
🏷 front-end web developer

🌎 Brussels (Belgium)
⏳ 4 years
⏱️ 30 h./week
πŸŽ‰ unhappy (noise, solo dev, uninteresting projects)

🀝 freelance
πŸ’Έ 25k € (44k inc. taxes)
🍨 no perks

πŸ“‰ 0 € savings/month
πŸ”­ no perspective

πŸ‘€ open to next gig

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@meduz I would be interested in this becoming a thing. If more people share I'll join in too.

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@Gina @meduz
I'm dropping in as a reply, because no hashtag (harder to find)

🏫 2 years degree
🏷 sysadmin/devops

🌎 Bordeaux (Frncea)
⏳ 1 year
⏱️ β‰₯35 h./week
πŸŽ‰ happy (cool colleagues, whole infra to build)

🀝 full-time
πŸ’Έ 15k € (17k inc. taxes)
🍨 no perks

πŸ“‰ 1000 € savings/month [1]
πŸ”­ alternance in september-november

πŸ‘€ open to next gig

I have a "special" case because I continue school after a working year. I have a new contract starting march the first with an other pay

[1] still living in parents home, I'm about to movein a colocation for less travel time, so savings will drop fast
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