How Much Do You Make?

Last week, I was filling a little dead space in my workday IM-ing with my friend Jane, a magazine editor in New York. As we discussed our careers in a way that we probably shouldn't have at our workplaces (sorry, boss!), the subject of our salaries came up. "How much do u make?" I queried, quickly balancing my brazenness with "Don't tell me if you don't want to." "I don't care," she shot back and told me. I was shocked to learn that my friend, who is four years my junior, makes more money...Full Story
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