6/15/2011

Jordan is Getting Promoted

Jordan called me yesterday at work with some very exciting news!  After working at his truck/trailer rental company for the last three years as the Parts Supervisor, he is being promoted to the Repair Dispatch Manager.  

This promotion will open a lot of doors for growth within his company.  With this transition he'll now have two to three people reporting to him as well as a variety of increased responsibility.  As the job still has a huge parts element to it, he'll be able to finish his third, and final, year of his Parts Technician Apprenticeship.

They are offering Jordan $200-300/month increase in salary (don't ask why they talk like that, he is salaried) - with some quick math we see that they are offering $2,400 to $3,600 increase in pay.  As his current salary is $42,000 he's looking at ending up at $44,400 to $45,600 which is a 5.71% to 8.57% increase in pay.

At this point he doesn't actually know where in that range he's going to fall - but either way it's a significant raise (percentage wise).

I did a bit of research on salaries in Alberta for this job based on the NOC.

A starting hourly rate for this type of job in 2009 was $20.17 which equals = $42,000 the average rate of pay for this job in 2009 was $24.04 which = $50,000

So if they get Jordan up to $45,000 a year right now that seems fair with your three years parts background – but within two years I believe he should expect to be at about $50,000 (keeping in mind this data is two years old…so really it should be a bit higher because of cost of living and what not)….but it gives you a good sense of things.

Congratulations Jordan!  I am so proud of you!
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8 comments:

  1. Congrats. This is good news for the both of you.

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  2. Im looking forward to the challenges and more money in our pockets

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  3. Jordan - the key is to KEEP the extra money in the pockets! Most of us succumb to 'lifestyle inflation' once we get a raise and spend the extra dough. Hopefully you two are both smarter than most of us!

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  4. Congrats! Promotions are the best, arent they!?

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  5. Congratulations Jordan!

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  6. That is awesome news!! Congratulations on the promotion!

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