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valeramaniuk t1_jeajerc wrote

>I’m not earning minimum wage, fortunately. I should probably reword my post a bit.

Practically no one earns the Federal Minimum Wage; not sure why you even mentioned it, other than for dramatic effect.


whisky_in_your_water t1_jeam8l9 wrote

Exactly. In my state (Utah), the minimum wage is also $7.25 (I think), but most "minimum wage" jobs are $10-12/hr starting. That's just how the labor market is these days.