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  1. #1
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    Wilmington, NC vs. D.C.

    I'm wanting to move to Wilmington, NC from working in D.C./Virginia. At the time I plan to move I'll have 1 year experience as a commercial service tech apprentice making at least $17/hr.

    My questions are what can I expect to make doing either commercial or residential in Wilmington with 1 year experience and also how difficult do you think it would be getting a job there in the summer. I won't move if I won't be making enough to live(with parents at the moment).

    I did use a cost of living index calculator but don't want to fully rely on that. Thanks for your help.

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    What do you mean by Tech Apprentice? As in Union? Not to knock the Carolinas, but the UA Local seems rather weak out there. It's a two state Local with varying scales.

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    I'm an apprentice in the service department. And no not union.

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    Anything better than d c JMO.

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    1 year expect some where between 10 n 15 per hour if there is work
    things are slow here and may take time for it to pick up

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