It would be better if they had a portable type of pension.
2-3 wks of vacation to start.
Remember to always start work near the end of the month because you are not covered by benefits until after you complete the month ie. if you start on Nov.5, you will not begin coverage until Dec.1 but if you start on Nov.30 you will begin coverage Dec.1.
We pay our Engineering students $3200 a month and starting design engineers make about $4000 a month......Canadian.
You should be able to double that in 5 years if "you have the knack".