How much would characters from famous books get paid for their jobs if they were working today?
A search engine for jobs Adzuna has the answer. Their team extracted data from the extensive catalog of over one million job vacancies to come up with an infographic that shows salaries of fictional characters from popular novels, both classic and contemporary.
Let’s take a look at the earnings of Josia Tulkinghorn, the lawyer in Bleak House by Charles Dickens. It’s £60,000.
Mr. Tulkinghorn is a private client solicitor of wills and probates. With years of experience in his job he would’ve earned well above the average salary for his position.
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