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Stats of our lives: Big degree, tiny wage

A $44,000-a-year law school advertises a $10,000-a-year lawyer job — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

$10,000Salary offered for a full-time associate position at Boston law firm Gilbert & O'Bryan LLP, advertised on Boston College Law School's job site

32Applicants for the job so far

$13,920Annual pay for a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25, with four weeks of vacation

Source: Boston Business Journal