FIND THE ANSWERS

Longer commute vs. lower pay?

Answer this question

  • Longer commute vs. lower pay?


Answers

Answer #1 | 15/12 2013 20:53
Question: Longer commute vs. lower pay? Answer: Move! Sounds like a good company to stick with. Otherwise, actual costs of driving a small car is about $0.50 a mile -- for you, about $50 a day commuting costs, not counting the hour of time. It would be worth it only because of being full time. You can try getting your current employer to get you full time. Commuting costs will be about $1000 a month -- you can move for free. Personally, I would move. I am retired, but for my last 35 years my home-work commute was under 4 miles.
Positive: 32 %
Answer #2 | 15/12 2013 21:15
If you are a " renter " and not a home owner .. Take the new job , then after 2 or 3 months of commuting and if it turns to be more than BS as in a real job and not just them blowing smoke . .. Then you would move and rent a new place closer to your work. you can find part work again if it doesnt work out. Go ahead and do it , Unless you are planning on continuing to do an hour commute each way and never move closer , then idon't think you should you should do it .. 2 hours a day commute is not a good idea at all for several reasons .
Positive: 26 %
Answer #3 | 16/12 2013 09:49
I do not know about California but in New Jersey (where I live) and hour a day is not considered a long commute. Right now you have a part time job at $17.50 an hour and work 25 hours a week maximum. If you work 40 hours at $20 an hour that is 15 extra hours or $300 a week more. Even with taxes you could afford a new car plus commuting expenses for an extra $300 a week. And there is opportunity for promotion which is important too. If you look at your commuting time the issue is the extra time over what you spend now, not the total time. The new job offer is definitely worth it--it is full time, a lot more money and opportunity for promotion. Your present job has none of these things.
Positive: 6 %

Possible answer

Commute vs. Rent question. ... Then you "pay" the savings account immediately after taking care of needs like groceries, ... With the longer commute, ...
Read more
Positive: 32 %
... to have to pay full commute rates ... pay a higher rate if you have a longer ... Get lower car insurance rates with Pleasure Use also ...
Read more
Positive: 27 %
Employment Increase in pay vs increase in commute ratio ... for a new job that pays more but is a longer commute. ... be earning a lower hourly wage ...
Read more
Positive: 13 %
Longer Commute vs. Leaving Your Family ... Commute to work until ... I could turn down the job and the huge increase in pay and stay where I am ...
Read more
Positive: 10 %

Show more results