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New Poll - Hours of Work
Our user yaoihentai suggested a poll similar to last week's, but now dealing with how many hours per week that you work. In case you didn't know, 40 hours is a special choice because it's a standard work week for many people in the USA.

You can submit poll ideas here
http://www.mangaupdates.com/showtopic.php?tid=3903

Previous Poll Results:
Question: How much do you get paid per hour in US dollars? (Convert from yearly salary if necessary)
Choices:
$51+ an hour - votes: 183 (4.5%)
$31-$50 an hour - votes: 202 (5%)
$21-$30 an hour - votes: 347 (8.6%)
$13-$20 an hour - votes: 692 (17.1%)
$8-12 an hour - votes: 575 (14.2%)
$0.01-$7 an hour - votes: 372 (9.2%)
I'm self-employed or own a business, so it varies too much - votes: 168 (4.2%)
I have an internship or volunteer position that doesn't pay - votes: 117 (2.9%)
I don't have a job right now - votes: 1382 (34.2%)
There were 4038 total votes.
The poll ended: July 27th 2019

People suggested that I separate the people who don't work into separate categories based on why they don't work, which I incorporated for this week's poll
Posted by lambchopsil on 
July 27th 8:17am
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» deadphoenix on July 27th, 2019, 1:47am

Official I work 30 hours and 40 minutes in a week, practical I work 32 hours a week. The overtime I get back in free days. I will switch to 22 hours and 50 minutes next month, because of circumstances. So, it was rather difficult to chose.

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» residentgrigo on July 27th, 2019, 2:10am

31-39 hours, on the higher end that is. I´ll dwindle that down to the lower end over the next few years. The good thing is that I only work for 4 and a half days a week but getting down to 4 can only improve my quality of life.

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» VawX on July 27th, 2019, 3:23am

not including volunteer work

I usually go home half to some hours late, sometimes since I still have some work, but most of the time since it's quite fun in my workplace mmm...
But yeah, it's 40 hours a week with a lot of downtime actually mmm...

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» calstine on July 27th, 2019, 5:20am

61-70 hours on a good week, 80-90 on a bad week, though I went with the former because good weeks are still more common than bad ones (I expect this to become the reverse next year). Yes, this is the unpaid internship I was referring to in last week's post. And on the good weeks I still have to come home and study, so...

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» HikaruYami on July 27th, 2019, 7:21am

I officially have a 40-hour-a-week job but really I put in like 37 on average because of lunch. So I put 31-39 hours.

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» Natsuki@ on July 27th, 2019, 7:24am

31-39 hours on average, in the busy season I work more than the 32~40 hours my contract has but in the less busy period it is more like 32~36 or so.

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» ZinnKid on July 31st, 2019, 1:33am

Around 61-70 hours if I'm not working the weekend.
Supervisor+Manufacturing=I live at work.

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» StaticHD on August 13th, 2020, 7:03pm

hilarious! 😲 😲

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» Morrelan on July 31st, 2019, 5:00pm

80 during the summer, 40 during the winter cause student job.

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» Berkenstein on August 1st, 2019, 11:26pm

Thanks for adding retired. Now I don’t feel like a freak...well, not as much of a freak anyway.

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» on August 5th, 2019, 6:41am

none atm but i'm 17 and in full time education so it's not that bad ig. pretty interesting to scroll through this thread and see people on the complete opposite end of that spectrum lol

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» blackluna on August 7th, 2019, 12:03am

About the previous poll: There should have been an option for students, etc. (i.e. focusing on another priority/ studies/ health). For my own part, I'm a college student who tutors during the semester, i.e. not at the moment, and I need to get re-hired every semester so… If there had been a "focusing on studies" option, I would have selected that one, instead of feeling like a lazy leech for not having or looking for a job at present.

This poll: Last time I had a job off-campus, I was working about 44 hours a week, often more; I was a waitress, so I was paid house pay+tip, so the pay-per-hour fluctuated too much for me to say (it was usually above minimum wage, I think). There should have been an option for jobs like that.

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» eccentrrick on August 9th, 2019, 8:02pm

I work 40+ hours per week. Additional 2-5 hours per week unpaid because I open and/or close up the office.

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