Besides making big bucks

Posted on June 24, 2008 by Steve

What do Woody Allen, Ethan Coen, Philip K. Dick, John Elway, Harrison Ford, J. Paul Getty, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Lee, Steve Martin, Dennis Miller, George Soros, and Alex Trebeck have in common?

Clue in my furlstream.
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Posted by RWH | June 24, 2008 | 22:51:29

OTTO: Apes don't study _philosophy_!
WANDA: Yes they do, they just don't understand it.

The mentioned individuals all - some moreso than others - turned your furled salary survey on its head.

As have you, ya code monkey.

Posted by Steve | June 25, 2008 | 09:55:45

That is the correct answer.

I started to fact-check the list, but it quickly became tedious, so I make no claims to accuracy, except in the case of Steve Martin. "Hey, there is no cause and effect! There is no logic! There is no anything!" --Becoming Almost Famous

Posted by beowulf | June 27, 2008 | 14:12:37

This psych major had a starting salary below that mentioned in the graph for his degree but fairly quickly surpassed it once I became a code monkey.

Posted by Steve | June 27, 2008 | 21:20:55

Monkeying with code does seem to be the way to go. Even the math major among us has jumped on the nerdy money train, despite being worth more than accountants and MBAs.

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