# Six Figure Income?

United States
February 13, 2010 10:10am CST
I have heard this and seen this too many times he or she makes a six figure income and so can you. I just want to know where did someone come up with this number and what exactly does it mean six figures of what divided by what? Or what is it? How much money are they talking about? Is it way over \$50,000 a year is it more? I am confused.
3 responses
13 Feb 10
A six figure salary is an enourmous amount of money, obviously depending on the currency it could be lower but ninety-nine percent of the time it will be a great deal more. The six figures part just refers to the numbers (a figure means a number), so \$50,000 is a 5 figure salary whereas £199,158 is a six figure salary
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• United States
13 Feb 10
Oh okay thank you but I don't think I will ever reach that six figure thing. I can only wish one day!! It would be nice.
• United States
14 Feb 10
i think a 6 figure income means that you would earn somewhere around in the thousands. ofcourse i could be wrong. im not too sure what it means really.
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@gowriter (104)
• United States
15 Feb 10
A six-figure salary is one where you have a number with four zeros after it. e.g. \$100,000 has six digits or six-figures.
• United States
27 Feb 10
okay I wish I really did make that much. L.O.L.