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countryspod30 countryspod30 8 years
I get paid on the 15th and 31st day of each month. For those who get paid the same amount everytime, it's because it all evens out in the end. For example, in October this year there are 11 work days (weekdays) days in the first pay period (Oct 1 - 15) and then 12 in the second (Oct 16 - 31.) However, in November there are 10 work days in each pay period. So for your October pay checks to be more, your November pay checks would be less. I personally would rather know exactly how much is coming every time.
Megatron Megatron 9 years
Once a week because I am a temp at the moment. I am really hoping this turns into something when I graduate, though.
nals33 nals33 9 years
@Fiend: Your boss is right in a way. If you truly get paid twice a month (15th & 30th/31st)..then one of the paychecks could be larger than the other if there are more work days in one portion of the month than the other. Like for this month, let's say your work place includes the 15th on the 1st timecard (and the 30th/31st on the 2nd paycheck) then you'd get paid for the following days: 1st-4th, 7-11th, and the 14th & 15th with a total of 11 days. For the 2nd half of the month, you'd get paid from the 16th-18th, 21st-25th, and 28th-31st; totalling: 12 days. So the 2nd paycheck would be a bit larger..but that isn't always the case. It all depends on the # of weekdays in the month. You might want to talk to HR or the Accounting Department at your work about this. Each company has a different way of doing the payroll. And always check the dates on your timecard to make sure you're getting paid for the right days.. I hope this helps! :) [Sorry if I confused you more..]
nals33 nals33 9 years
I get paid twice a month...on the 15th & 30th/31st. It's really strange though because most of my checks are the same amount. It's almost like getting paid biweekly but the timecards don't consist of a full 14 days of work. (My timecards are from the 9th-24th of one month and the 25th of one month to the 8th of the next month.)
Ryot Ryot 9 years
Supposedly once a week, but there's really no consistency to it. But then, I'm a contractor, so that's to be expected. I check with the CFO each time I'm in the office to see if he has a check for me, but don't hound him about it because this company has been really good about paying me in a timely manner, and not "misplacing" invoices. So payday is whatever day I happen to stop by and pick up the check. I think the regular employees of the company get paid every other Thursday.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i get paid on the 15th and 30th of every month. i'm used to the every other friday thing from all my other jobs - but this way i can also budget my money for bills etc.
skigurl skigurl 9 years
every other week, supposed to be wednesdays but often gets deposited by tuesday morning
lizs lizs 9 years
Bi-monthly...I stick to my budget so I'm never out of money, but I like seeing it hit my account. July has been hard because I got paid early (July 4 holiday interfered) and this check will be two days late because the pay date falls on a Sunday. My last job paid weekly, and I really got used to that schedule.
laluna laluna 9 years
I get paid every other Friday from work and every other Thursday i get some from the gov. to help with my courses i'm studying.
kendallina kendallina 9 years
I get paid on the 1st and 15th.
Fiend Fiend 9 years
ok if anyone knows this would be a great help. My new manager told me that im being cheated; We get paid on the 15th and 30th of each month. He claims that if a month as 31 days one of my checks should be larger then the other during that time because of the extra day. He said his sister who lives in Cali gets paid on the 15th and 30th and she has one check that is larger then the other and that he thinks we are being cheated. i hope i explained it right because he is all over the place with his convos and i often get lost. input please?
uptown_girl uptown_girl 9 years
Ok, I read each comment, and I have to ask, am I the ONLY person who gets paid every other TUESDAY????? Seriously? WTF? I used to get paid every Friday when I was freelance (actually I was "perma-lance"), but when I got converted to staff I switched to the staff payroll. Every two weeks. On Tuesday! I can handle every two weeks, but I really really dislike the fact that it's on Tuesdays. *sigh* At least I'm getting paid though, right? This year, July & December are the two months we get 3 pay checks instead of 2.
esmerb esmerb 9 years
I get paid once a month and I love it! It helps me so much with budgeting. That and google docs...
gooniette gooniette 9 years
lawchick, you're not getting jipped. two months out the year, you get three paychecks a month. the rest you get two paychecks a month. the first one for this year was in may. your next third paycheck will be in november.
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 9 years
Once a month. At first I thought I would hate it...but I ended up loving it! It really helps me budget out the month and I save WAY more money this way rather than getting paid twice monthly.
kaenai kaenai 9 years
Every other week, and I hate that. I always have.
heineken67 heineken67 9 years
Right now I'm paid every Thursday, but soon I will be back to student loan disbursements once a semester. Not looking forward to it!
citizenkane citizenkane 9 years
My previous job I got paid every other Friday, and now I get paid the 15th and 30th of every month. I like it better now, because the hours (for me) end up being around 88 - 90 instead of just 80 every check....
SugarKim4203 SugarKim4203 9 years
I get paid the 15th and the 30/31st at my regular job. My freelance job pays me one week after I work for them. So if I work at least once a week for them I'll get paid every Friday. It's kind of the best of both worlds!!
angel0950 angel0950 9 years
weekly because i'm temping...although tomorrow's my last day. i'm off in search of my dream job. yay!
lawchick lawchick 9 years
thanks, rannew! wow, so I'm getting jipped (sp?) two paychecks a year?? that totally sucks.
bellaressa bellaressa 9 years
I get paid every two weeks. I use to get paid on the 15th and 30th and every month - makes no difference to me - I stick to my budget.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
The 15th and the last day of the month. At first, I hated it, because I was used to getting paid on Fridays and having money for the weekend. but now I find that it helps me manage my money better.
Chica8a Chica8a 9 years
15th and 30th of each month .
Berlin Berlin 9 years
I get paid every day hehe. But then the lil checks that come are supposed to be every other friday, but they are so backed up that our checks we're getting now date back to June. Again, so happy otherwise that I get paid daily with tips!
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