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Does birth order affect your earning potential?

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in Best-Practices Leadership,Leaders & Managers

The baby of the family may get the most attention, but the oldest gets the cash. That’s the message of a CareerBuilder survey that found employees who were firstborn in their families were more likely to earn $100,000 or more annually compared to their siblings. The baby of the family was the least likely to earn a six-figure salary.

Reason:
A CareerBuilder spokesman says firstborns “tend to take more of a leadership role in the family, and you tend to see that in the professional world.”

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