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virang_21 wrote:
How did you overcome this obstacle?

remote - contractor (7 years now for me).

you will never be paid what you are worth if you continue to work for an employer as a regular full time employee. You must go independent contractor, which is almost always remote (work from home). Granted, I don't get paid time off, only sick leave, so that adds an extra $32K to the salary, which is great.

Pro tip: ALWAYS get a 5-8K+ pay increase when starting a new job. NEVER take the same pay as your last job.
Pro tip: NEVER specialize in a technology that is not in demand. ALWAYS keep your skill set current.

I jumped jobs every 2 years for a while till I was making a competitive salary and before I went independent contractor.

your goal is to be making 130K+ by the time you hit 12-15 years in the business; sooner if you are lucky.

Java | [Coffee]

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