That's 46 years, man. On average, only 4.5% raise per year. Back in the '80's double digit merit raises for exceptional workers were common. Add a promotion, or even better change jobs for a better opportunity, and anything is possible.Mine hasn't
How true..... That is why I got permanent plates on my '97 Dodge Ram. Just hold onto it. Can buy a lot of parts (and gas) for $80,000. No way can I 'really' justify a new pickup.... And all the electronic 'do-dads' they put on truck now is ridiculous."When did a pickup truck become an $80,000.00 truck?"
My employer sold a 2023 Yukon Delani that delivers this morning for six digits.Another "fun"way to look at things; "When did a pickup truck become an $80,000.00 truck?"
Inflation & costs have risen a lot in just a few years.