Markie's Musings

Friday, March 03, 2017

Historic milestone passed...

Fifty years ago on 27-Feb-1967, I embarked on my current career in high-tech, at General Electric Company's King of Prussia, Pennsylvania's Space Systems Division. I was hired as a Mathematics Technician at an annual salary of $21,000 (in today's dollars, according to Inflation Calculator, $152,683.20). Since I had no college degree at that time, and previous work history as a jewelry manufacturer's bench-slave, my sole credentials were outstanding scores on a qualifying test.

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