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Who works a hella lot of hours

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by TexasFool, Feb 28, 2007.

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how may hours per week do you work

  1. 0 hours/wk

    18 vote(s)
    12.5%
  2. 1-5 hours/wk

    7 vote(s)
    4.9%
  3. 6-10 hours/wk

    13 vote(s)
    9.0%
  4. 11-20 hours/wk

    18 vote(s)
    12.5%
  5. 21-30 hours/wk

    9 vote(s)
    6.3%
  6. 31-40 hours/wk

    23 vote(s)
    16.0%
  7. 41-60 hours/wk

    40 vote(s)
    27.8%
  8. 61-80 hours/wk

    8 vote(s)
    5.6%
  9. 81+ hours/wk

    8 vote(s)
    5.6%
  1. TexasFool

    TexasFool Senior Member
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    put down how many hours you work per week
     
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  3. C.P. Jones

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    usually 40-50 and don't get OT when every other tech does.....fair?
     
  4. armybound

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    actual hours or hours I get paid for?

    my stipend is a set 15 hours/week, but I actually do MAYBE 7-8 hours of work.
     
  5. notgettingin

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    about 50 hours a week.
     
  6. mr burrito

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    woo woo in with 0
     
  7. TexasFool

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    Put in only the paid hours but it doesn't matter.

    Nice to see that SDN members are rather productive members of society,

    I pull in at least 75 hours per week nowa days.:scared:
     
  8. TexasFool

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    I don't get overtime pay either for tutoring because I'm self employed but isn't there a law against that if you are employed, I think it's illegal for them to work you more than 40 hours without overtime pay.
     
  9. DropkickMurphy

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    RT job: depends on the schedule and whether I feel like overtime or not, so between 24-60 hrs per week
    Continuing education writing job: flexible hours, as it's a freelance gig, but usually <10 hrs per week
    Volunteer EMS/Fire: depends on call volume and availability, but I try to be available about 24-36 hrs per week
    Research/Writing: depends on what I'm working on but lately, 16-20 hrs per week would probably be pretty close
     
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    It depends on the type of work you're doing and I believe it varies from state to state as well.
     
  11. GoGoPandaBot

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    someone from Cali does (maybe Oakland) hehe. :cool:
     
  12. future_dr_house

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    For those of you with tech jobs, what certifications did you have to get them or did you train/certify afterwards? Did you apply online or ask people you knew?
     
  13. dantt

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    "Exempt employee" (most salaried employees) are "exempt" from certain wage and hour laws including OT.
     
  14. armybound

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    you talking IT tech or medical tech?
     
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    Common cert for entry level engineer is EIT. It's not that big of a deal but it gives you a little bit more credibility when applying for a job and maybe a small bonus or raise.
     
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    right now 20 hrs a week as limited by work-study. in undergrad, there were weeks i worked 40hrs with class/assignments/tests as a consultant. when i didn't have school, 50hrs a week.
     
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    full-time undergrad plus 25-hour workweeks (32 last week) plus 8-10 hours doing research each week.
     
  18. Doc Henry

    Doc Henry blowin' in the wind
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    Throughout my degree I've worked as many as 32 hours a week while taking 16 upper division science credits. Average is probably around 15 hrs/wk with 15 upper division science credits
     
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    I don't get OT as a tech, it's BS. They took it away to give to the nurses and LPNs!!!!!!!!!!! Bah! I work the same . . . about 50...but I also volly on a fire dpt for about 10 hrs a week..so like murphy said...it seems to be a little subjective.
     
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    medical tech, specifically I'm thinking ER tech
     
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    Sorry, not that. I've had a job offer for entry level engineering. I need paid clinical experience
     
  22. JLT91W

    JLT91W Pretty Pretty Pre-Med!!
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    70 hours in 7 days. 7 on, 7 off. :D
     
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    50 hours of real work (biopharm. company) and full time Masters program (18 credits) on top of that plus thesis write up. Hubby is a busy guy. At least he's not doing all of that AND studying for his MCAT like last year! Phew!
     
  24. KaraKiz

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    60-64 hrs. over 7 days, so its not too bad, but that just means no weekend for KaraKiz.. more :sleep: would be nice...
     

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