Figure B

Salary threshold in 2013 that would have covered the same share of salaried workers as in 1975, by education

Education Threshold Current salary threshold: $455
Less than high school $900 $455
High school $1,100 $455
Some college $1,058 $455
College $1,177 $455
Advanced degree $1,153 $455
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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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