In 2013, in every education category, the share of workers protected by the salary threshold was much lower than it was in 1975: Share of salaried workers covered by the salary threshold, by education, 1975 and 2013
|1975, under the 1975 threshold ($984)||2013, under the 2013 threshold ($455)|
|Less than high school||85%||48%|
Note: A salaried worker is a worker who is paid on a regular schedule and receives a guaranteed minimum amount on each pay date regardless of hours worked.
Source: Author's analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata
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