We, The 99.9% -- Very Highest Earners Getting All the Raises

by PRWatch.org on Sep 17, 2013 | Views: 78 | Score: 0
Wage Increase (%)
Top .01%362
Top 1%156
90th-95th Percentile34
Bottom 90%17
Percent Change in Households' Annual Earnings, 1979-2007
Avg. Annual Earnings of Households by Income between 1979 and 2007
Sources: cbo.gov
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PRWatch.org on Sep 17, 2013 4:52 AM said:

Over the last three decades, the wage gap between the very highest income earners in the United States and everyone else has exponentially widened. Wage inequality, along with the rising inequality of capital income, has driven the large upward distribution of household income to the top 1%, whose share of total income has more than doubled since 1978.