Originally Posted by Teger
how am I giving up "250k minimum"? most careers I would be interested in pursuing are not particularly high paying.
I'm not sure why you are not understanding the question.
Originally Posted by Piobaire
So if you were making the SF minimum salary, would you give that up to complete a Ph.D. and teach, making the average wages a non-tenured prof gets?
This question asks, "If you had a job, and that job paid at least the SF minimum salary, would you ever give it up to finish a Ph.D. with the plans of going into teach."
I almost had to make this choice, at least the part about working on a Ph.D.