Thread: OT: NHL vs. NHLPA
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09-14-2012, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by MarkGio View Post
I didn't mean it in a literal sense of "average" Joe and dollar for dollar equivalence. I just meant that some typical workers are comparable (in wages) to lower tier players. I mean a welder in Ft. Mac clears 100K easy, and it's not like a welder is this glorious job. A welder seems like an average Joe.
Then don't call them the average joe. The average person makes much less in their life time it is only the slim majority that make 100+k a year. Also according to this average income of a welder is between 45-55k depending on the province. I think your idea of average is skewed as the vast majority of the population make less, much less than the players you are describing.

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