Shares of white and black workers earning the minimum wage or less, and less than half the median wage, 2012
|<= Minimum wage||<1/2 Median wage|
Note: Median wage data come from a sample restricted to workers with wages greater than zero, age 16–64, who are not self-employed.
Source: Median wage data come from Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata; minimum-wage data come from authors’ analysis of Fair Labor Standards Act and amendments
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