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> -----Original Message-----
> From: jbotch(--nospam--at) [mailto:jbotch(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Monday, November 02, 1998 9:07 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Re: Design fee guidelines
> My feeling is that 2% or 2.5% would be easier gained if it weren't for
> engineers in our field willing to sell very little for less,

In the Transportation game (where we do the bridges), we wouldn't think of
taking less than 6-7% for our part.

That's what you-all get for working for ******* architects!

This helps explain why, a few years ago, I received a job offer from an very
eminent structural engineering firm in Oklahoma City, and was astounded to
realize it was about 60% of the salary I was receiving at the time.

In fact, it was by far the lowest salary offer I'd ever received since
becoming a P.E.

You all really ought to be ashamed.