Salt was so precious in ancient Rome, it made up a portion of a soldier’s pay, which is where we get the word salary from, (from the Latin for salt, sal).
The median annual salary for church Pastors in the US is about $94,000.
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.