Tipped workers in D.C. experience poverty at three times the rate of nontipped workers: Poverty rates of nontipped workers, retail workers, tipped workers, and servers and bartenders in the District of Columbia

Poverty rate
Nontipped workers 4.5%
Retail workers 11.0%
Tipped workers 13.7%
Servers & bartenders 13.9%

Notes: Data are for workers whose place of work is in the District of Columbia. Tipped worker occupations are listed in Appendix Table A1.

Source: EPI analysis of American Community Survey microdata, pooled years 2012–2016 (Ruggles et al. 2018)

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