How much money do Richard and Sal make?

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  1. RenchFries

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    I'm seriously curious about this.


    Do they still make full-time salaries?
    Is it more than when they started out?
    Is it enough to set them up for life (probably not)?
    What would be the ballpark?
     
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    $250 000 per episode
     
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    :eek:
     
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    I'm sure they have full-time contracts until the end of Howard's contract, but we don't really know for sure. It has to be enough to keep them there (they certainly have plenty of free time to look for other jobs). Best guess is around 100k.

    They don't have any of Artie's comedy money coming in anymore - that was almost an extra grand a week.
     
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    They were probably hired at the lowest amount possible (they were superfan contest winners after all, and both desperate for a job and a spot on the show).

    At most they were hired for about $50k. The extra Artie related gigs made it possible for them to likely make around 6 figures which in nyc isn't as much as it sounds but one cans certainly live off of it
     
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    This is what I think as well. Any extra money is picked up from gigs they pick up along the way. Shit pay.
     
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    They're paid in plugs. Plugs are as good as food to a hungry family. :fil:
     
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    A 100K makes a middle class lifestyle very difficult anywhere in the NY Metro area.
     
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    When Stuttering John appeared on Adam Corolla show a few years back after getting the Leno gig, he mentioned for the decade or so he worked there he made about 40 K a year. 20 from Infinity 20 from the E show. Howard was making about 10 million marbles. In fact I read somewhere that Artie, Fred and Gary didn't start making the big bucks until they got to Sirius.
     
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    This is what Howchie was offering to Bob Levy when Bob finally told Howchie to fuck off.
     
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    What do they make fred?

    Wake up fred!!!!

    :bed:

    Oh sorry...

    0.0
     
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    All's I know is, Benjy makes way too fucking much: he pays rent for 2 different apartments in the same building. WTF
     
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    $125K each. I suspect they each make or could make $40k+ in personal appearances.
     
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    How much is Sal's deal worth for Big Meals/Small Places?
     
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    Figure out what it costs to live in his house (available online if you know his address), figure two fat car payments, and all the other expenses of raising a family with a big spending wife. Then work in taxes and such.

    My guess is $100K plus whatever they can scrounge on the side jobs. Which I don't hear much about lately.

    You can run deficits on credit cards and such for years before you go bust, and I know he's said he had $80K or so in debt before, so you can't say for sure. But Howard likes to keep em "lean and hungry", as if employees were ever able to get their heads above water they might jump ship or quit. People one paycheck away from disaster usually just keep their head down and work.
     
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    $100000 is way more than probably most on air personalities make in this country. The pay is crap for just about everyone outside of the top 10 markets.
    Everyone on Howard's show is overpaid.
     
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    I think wiggy was making $30-40MM in the '90's all the while blaming Tom/management during any of the staff's (including Jackie) negotiations
     
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    Yes, but John also made money from Sal's boiler room scams.
     
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    Sal's wife was driving a bus for Christ sakes. Sal is doing voice over stuff and even has his kids working. 80 grand tops from the show.