Share of workers with various shift types, by pay status and pay bracket

Day shift Night shift Irregular shift
Salaried worker
Less than $22,500 81% 5% 14%
$22,500 – $39,999 85% 3% 12%
$40,000 – $49,999 88% 1% 11%
$50,000 – $59,999 87% 4% 9%
$60,000 and over 92% 1% 8%
Hourly worker
Less than $22,500 69% 12% 29%
$22,500 – $39,999 82% 6% 12%
$40,000 – $49,999 79% 11% 11%
$50,000 – $59,999 77% 11% 11%
$60,000 and over 77% 6% 17%

Notes: Pay levels, which reflect respondents' reported income from work in the previous year from working, are in 2006 dollars. 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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