80,000= 38.46 an hour. Roughly if this was a normal 9-5 job.
For a minimum of 3 months a year, we work 70-80 weeks.
If overtime was a factor that’s less than $20 an hour during those months.
The rest of the year, many of us pull 50-60 hour weeks.
Are other professions under paid, yes
Are we still underpaid, yes, even at 80 for those who are at that level. You must also consider that it is ethical to pay someone more when they are away from their families for longer periods of time.