A career website called The Ladders wanted to find the connection between your NAME and your salary. So they analyzed the names, jobs, and salaries of almost six million people, and came up with some great conclusions.
There's nothing better for your salary than having a FIVE-LETTER NAME. In fact, for every letter OVER five, the average salary dropped $3,600. It leveled off around nine letters . . . at $14,400 less than people with five-letter names.
People with four-letter first names made slightly LESS than people with five-letter names . . . but more than anyone with six-letter names or more. And people with THREE-letter names made significantly less than four- or five-letter names.
Top 5 nighest paid female names:
Lynn, Melissa, Cathy, Dana, and Christine.
And the five female names most likely to be CEO are Christine, Denise, Cindy, Shannon, and Sarah.
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Top 5 highest paid male names:
Tom, Rob, Dale, Doug, and Wayne.
And the five male names most likely to be CEO are Bob, Lawrence, Bill, Marc, and Martin.