On the job: What it takes to earn $70,000 a year as a union tile setter in New York

Three years into earning a bachelor’s in secondary education with a minor in English, John was unable to re-enroll in her program because she was behind on her tuition payments. She already owed $5,000 in student loans and was making $12 per hour (about $25,000 per year) as a teacher’s assistant.

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Zandra John is a 28-year-old union tile setter from Flatbush, Brooklyn. But her mother always wanted her to become a teacher.

Three years into earning a bachelor’s in secondary education with a minor in English, John was unable to re-enroll in her program because she was behind on her tuition […]

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  1. Wishing you best of everything when I was young had lots dreams one was done by luck worked damn hard in my 40s to obtain 90% completion. Talked to alot younger people not many have a goal yet.

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