New Career – Salary Not The Only Factor

I mentioned in an earlier blog that I had recently started a new job as a flight attendant with an airline that shall remain nameless.

One thing I kept from you in that blog post is what I previously did for a living.  Before I became a flight attendant I was a health and safety principle designer in the construction industry.  I was also based in the UK, but that’s a story for another time.

I mention this because I actually took a pay decrease when I move jobs. According to Bryan & Armstrong in London a principal designer salary is much higher than that over a air steward and I wanted to talk about my motivation for changing careers. Continue reading »