Why Strippers Are Strippers: Here’s One Dancer’s Take After a Shift SHARE: Tweet Most strippers don’t love the work they do, but they’re rewarded handsomely for it. While many Americans sit in judgment of this job, think about how most of the judges don’t love the work they do and aren’t handsome rewarded for it. It is a profitable endeavor. Otherwise, the poles wouldn’t be so full. From Reddit, here’s a great thread: “From now on when people ask me why I’m a stripper, I’m just going to show them this picture (one day of work)” r/pics • SEE ALSO: Eyewitness Posts Pics of Tsarnaevs’ Watertown Shootout If you’re curious, that appears to be $3,345 in mixed bills, all from one shift, albeit a long one — that’s 11:30 am to 3 am. But do that shift three times a month, you’re pulling in $120,000 in tips. Not bad for three cold showers. The comments thread is a fun read. Here’s the most interesting part: Obviously payment will differ according to market, but while many people are feeling sorry for strippers, they’re feeling sorry for them. SEE ALSO: • Nothing’s Hotter Than Lap Dance From a Stripper Wearing a License • Cops Confiscate HUGE 2.5-Pound Joint on 4/20 • Miss Pole Dance South America 2012 Crowned, Pics to Prove It MOST RECENT BY HVculture:TIME's Top 10 EVERYTHING of 2013‘Bar Rescue’ Episode Aired Last Night That Featured Killer of Country StarProceeds From Badass Rob Ford Pop-Art T-Shirts Going to Addiction Help HVculture HVCulture is our bin for all things Culture.