how old should you be to get a job
According to the United States department of labor, the minimum age for employment is 14 years. This is the age specified in the fair labor standard labor act (FSLA). To read more on this visit http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/youthlabor/agerequirements.htm
When you turn 16, you will be legally able to get a job with working papers. You should only take on a job when you feel you are responsible enough to handle it.