[linux-elitists] $9314 worth of beer.

gregory j pryzby gjp@valinux.com
Wed Dec 8 11:13:57 PST 1999

On Wed, 08 Dec 1999, Justin F. Knotzke stealthily typed:

> Don Marti wrote:
> > 
> > Attention Linux elitists:
> > 
> > The SANS salary survey is out.  Two numbers you might enjoy:
> > 
> >   Average WIndows NT administrator salary: $53,593
> >   Average Un*x administrator salary:       $62,907
> > 
> > I think I'm going to spend _my_ extra $9314 on beer to drink
> > in front of Windows weenies while I say, "Mmmm, this $9314
> > worth of beer that I got by knowing un*x sure tastes good."
> > 
> 	Of course the Windows Weenies (and yes, they are ALL weenies) will say
> that the reason you make more then them is that Windows is easier to
> maintain and therefore allows for more people to do it thus driving down
> salaries..
> 	You and I both know it's because we are just better then they are. ;)

I would argue that the price of NT admins is low is because they are so
busy you need a room of them and therefore the price of a single one is

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