Latina goes viral by revealing the “big salary” she earns as a waitress in the US

Latinos in the United States have found a country that strives to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. In social networks, there are a variety of testimonials in which users share their positive and negative experiences in that nation.

In the past few hours, a story Maribo Zafra, a Venezuelan woman who shared her high earnings through her TikTok account She works as a waitress at Hooters Restaurant.

Maribo was recording during her Sunday shift (between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.) one by one the tips she was receiving, which ranged from $10 to $25 each. Although it seems insignificant, at the end of the day he added his earnings and the result surprised more than one follower.

In total, in a relatively short day on Sunday, I collected $235 (1128441 Colombian pesos).a figure that exceeds what millions of people in Latin American countries earn by working for an entire month.

Despite the tip amount, the Venezuelan woman assures her base salary isn’t high ($5 an hour), this way she can make up for the low amount the restaurant pays her for customer service.

Currently, there is a noticeable trend influencers To show the lifestyle abroad. In some cases with more explanatory content than others, this is the case Sol Panela, who reminded his followers that you pay by the hour in the US, not like in Colombia, where a monthly minimum is set. However, it should be noted that not all states have the same base payment.

In other words, the 2022 national hourly minimum has been set at just over $7. However, states can set a higher cap than that, according to local governments. OK then, Colombia’s base salary is $15.2 per hour, followed by California, which has set its hourly wage at $15 (about 72,043 Colombian pesos).These are the highest paying places in the entire country.

Sol Panela stressed that the level of education is also crucial when it comes to payment, since, according to herOne of her friends works as a waitress without any kind of education and ends up receiving $2,000 a month in base salary and another 2,000 in tips, so at the end of the month her friend ends up earning just over 19 million Colombian pesos.

“If they really have a higher level, it could be $8,000, $9,000, or $10,000 (the latter is about 48 million COP). I’ve seen up to $15,000 or $20,000 a month,” he said. The young woman pointed out in her video, and it highlights that the last figure mentioned for people with a degree and more than 10 years of experience in their field is for more than 90 million pesos per month, which shows that the latter has already been done. “minority”.

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