I am relationship somebody who has been working a low degree job in an American authorities company for a 12 months. They receives a commission twice a month. The gross bi-weekly cost is round 1.8k, however their internet bi-weekly cost is 1.1k. From what I perceive, mainly each month they’ve 1.4k taken out of their paycheck for taxes (earnings, medicare, and social safety), medical health insurance (fundamental, dental, and imaginative and prescient), and retirement.
Am I sheltered or is that this a really excessive quantity, particularly for a person who will not be paying a household plan for insurance coverage? I earn a decrease wage than them however I’ve at all times labored jobs that coated nearly all my insurance coverage premium, so I am unable to perceive how somebody can have a gross wage of 43k a 12 months and solely come dwelling with 2.2k a month.