get for eight hours

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A Man, who is using a laptop, says to bartender:

My news editor's a complete tw*t. Spends as much on a pair of shoes as I get for eight hours writing crap like this.

Is object pronoun omitted after "get"?
Source: The Foreigner 2017
 
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That is conversational English with the sentence incomplete and words missed out.

It is understood that "as I get" means the amount of money I get paid for doing the work(writing).
 

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Spends as much on a pair of shoes as I get for eight hours writing crap like this.

Could you tell me the whole meaning of this sentence.
 

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He spends the same amount of money to buy a pair of shoes as the amount of money that I earn for writing crappy things like this news article.
 

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Why did you capitalise the word "man" in post #1?
 

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Other quoted dialogue from this film has included the worst expletives in the language. I doubt that this character said 'twit' and thank Kingston for his discretion in this instance.
 

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Ems noted that she "Asterisked swearing" when she edited the post. I think that speaks for itself.
 

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To clarify, the letter I replaced with an asterisk was an "a". Had it said "twit", I would have done nothing. The word containing the "a" is another way of saying what is still considered to be the worst swear word in the English language, which starts with a "c" and ends with a "t", has four letters and I have no intention of elaborating on that.
 

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It escaped me, too. I therefore rescind my thanks to kingston as they were undeserved.

Please exercise discretion, kingston. You don't need to offend our members by quoting gratuitous obscenity.
 

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And to further muddy things, there is a variation spelt with the letter o.
 
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