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How much? A survey of salaries in 2002

It’s not something we talk about, except during job interviews or divorce proceedings. Very occasionally, we’ll lower our voices, scan the room and tell someone what we earn. But it would be far easier to confess anything else. In compiling R.O.B. Magazine’s first salary survey, covering 21 professions and a list of famous Canadians, we encountered a lot of reticence, along with the common request: “Please don’t use my name.” Some didn’t mind, like the painter, the rock singer and Cody Todd of the Vermilion Standard in Alberta, who averages $7 an hour for his job as a reporter, photographer, designer and PR person. “I’m a busy guy with little money,” he says. Here, a look at other busy people, up and down Canada’s pay ladder. Read more