PARADE’s what people earn: Labor edition

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Special contribution from PARADE

Here’s what real people from across the country earn in industries far and wide. See how your paycheck matches up – or maybe get some ideas for your dream job.

Matthew Renner, 51*
Blacksmith
Rifle, Colorado
$30,000

 

 

 

Ian Baker, 28
Catering chef
Wilmington, Delaware
$35,000

 

 

 

Carl Panzieri, 58
Plumbing contractor
Auburn, New Hampshire
$104,000

 

 

Andrea Adams-Britt, 36
Pastry chef
Lee’s Summit, Missouri
$55,000

 

 

 

Jay Wood, 40
State certified exterminator
Eldon, Missouri
$66,000

 

 

 

Kenny Dale, 32
Tank mechanic
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
$90,000

 

 

 

David Kiernan, 52
Furniture maker
Clayville, Rhode Island
$39,000

 

 

 

Lori Jacobson, 62
Food stylist
Albuquerque, New Mexico
$24,000

 

 

 

*Photos courtesy of survey participants and coordinated by Tyler Pappas for JTP | Fifth

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