The world’s oldest paycheck- dating back 5,000 years in Mesopotamia- shows that workers were paid in beer.
Entry level NASA Astronauts only make $64,724 per year. Senior level Astronauts top out at just $141,715.
A US company cannot legally forbid you to talk about pay with your coworkers.
Studies show day-to-day happiness increases with income until you hit $75k per year. After that, increased income does nothing to increase happiness.
NFL cheerleaders are only paid $50 to $75 a game.
The Prime Minister of India’s salary is only $2,400 USD.
Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down his estimated $207,500 yearly salary stating it was “petty cash”. Instead, he “gave it back to the community” and didn’t collect a salary the entire time he served.
Goodwill is a multibillion-dollar company, but pays some of it’s disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour due to a legal loophole.
Japan Airlines’ CEO pays himself less than his employees.
Walmart’s CEO earns more in an hour than his employees earn in a year.