“wages” Charts

20 Years of Income Inequality in One Picture »

From 1990 to 2007, wage inequality in the U.S. increased significantly. The bottom 90-95% went down. The top 5% went…

by: CEPR
views: 412
Score: 9

Pay Rises, Purchasing Power Declines of Federal Minimum Wage »

The real value of the federal minimum wage in 2011 dollars was $7.91 in the 1960s, $8.02 in the 1970s.…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 111
Score: 4

Comparing salaries of bank and bank regulatory employees »

Perhaps the highest-paying and most-secure jobs in banking can be found at the federal bank regulatory agencies, where average employee…

by: AEI
views: 223
Score: 3

Salary, Sex and Professionals in Government »

(Data from 2009) The wage gap with government professionals is clearly larger than the disparity shown for officials/ administrators earlier…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 115
Score: 2

Workers w/ Family Member Enrolled in Public Program »

In a recent New Yorker magazine article, they cited a recent study that over 50% of the fast-food workers require…

NYC Politics
by: NYC Politics
views: 275
Score: 2

Minimum Wage: How Do We Stack Up? »

How does our minimum wage compare to the rest of the world? Recently, intense global debate concerning wages has sprung…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 156
Score: 2

Unattainable American Dream: House Prices Soar Wages Do Not »

American homeownership has been considered a prerequisite of living the American Dream. Yet over the past thirty years a concerning…

Lauren L.
by: Lauren L.
views: 163
Score: 2

Pay Rises, Purchasing Power Declines of Federal Minimum Wage »

The value of the federal minimum-wage in 2011-dollars was $8.02 in the 1970s. After 1979, the minimum declined markedly. Even…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 117
Score: 2

Jobs Prevent College Students From... »

For low-income students and many moderate-income students the price of college can mean that paying for higher education may require…

views: 403
Score: 1

Minimum Wage: Republicans, Where's the Disconnect? »

Obama and Democrats in Congress want to raise minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, up from $7.25. Americans United for…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 225
Score: 1

Why is the US Chamber of Commerce Against CEO Wage Reports? »

A new rule requiring corporations to report the pay difference between their CEOs and their median worker has many a…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 80
Score: 1

35% of Women's Job Gains Are in Low-Wage Sectors »

Between 2009 and 2013, 35 percent of women's job gains have been in low-wage sectors -- like retail, fast food…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 119
Score: 1

Government Officials/ Administrators Workers By Race »

(Data from 2009) White people represent a large majority of the officials/ administrators in the government. While there is a…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 101

The Hidden Cost Of Smoking »

Smoking certainly exacts its toll, not only on one's health, but also on one's wallet. More than simply the costs…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 161

U.S. v. Germany: The Autoworker Wage Gap »

In Germany, auto workers get paid well and their companies still profit, destroying the myth that car companies have to…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 152

Poverty Rates Are Higher For Women »

Women are disproportionately represented in low-wage positions making up two-thirds of all minimum wage workers. Minority women are more likely…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 276

Average Hourly Wage is Up for Production Workers »

Average hourly earnings of production and non-supervisory workers has risen at a 2.3% rate over the last year, compared to…

by: CEPR
views: 91

Job Creation is Faster for States Raising Minimum Wage »

In January, 13 states increased their minimum wage. Four passed legislation raising wages. In the other nine, their minimum wage…

by: CEPR
views: 327

STEM Jobs: Where Wages Are Going Up »

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) released a new report claiming that there is no STEM worker “shortage” after looking…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 56

Concentration of Income in the Top 1% »

Real wages for 80 percent of workers have not gone up more than a trivial amount for at least three…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 126

Wages in the US »

On the whole, labor compensation in the US retains stability over years. During the start of 2013 average earnings revealed…

by: Knoema
views: 19

Hourly Wages Continue to Rise Despite October Shutdown »

The average hourly wage continues to increase at a 1.8 percent annual rate over the last three months. Interestingly, wages…

by: CEPR
views: 69

Workplace USA: Top, Bottom, Middle »

In 2012, Americans making under $20,000 a year together took home about $300 billion, almost the exact same amount of…

Poverty Rates By Age »

Recently, the under 18 year-old age group surpassed the 65 and older age group with the highest poverty rate by…

by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 199

Living on the Minimum, What It'll Buy You, Then and Now »

Because legislative initiatives increase the minimum wage, versus it following the yearly inflation rates, its 1968 real value, $10.70, was…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 51

15 recommendations for getting people back to work »

The labor market remains badly damaged from the Great Recession. In November 2013, the labor force participation rate was 63…

by: AEI
views: 2459