Share of workers in various pay brackets, by pay status

All (n=2,398) Salaried (38% of all) Hourly (51% of all) Other (11% of all)
Less than $22,500 33% 12% 48% 41%
$22, 500 – $39,999 25% 22% 29% 14%
$40,000 – $49,999 12% 17% 9% 8%
$50,000 – $59,999 8% 12% 6% 7%
$60,000 and over 22% 37% 9% 30%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%

Notes: Pay levels, which reflect respondents reported income from work in the previous year from working, are in 2006 dollars. The "Other" category includes independent contractors, independent consultants, and freelance workers. Shares shown may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: General Social Survey Quality of Worklife Supplement (NIOSH), pooled years 2006 and 2010

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