Share of salaried workers covered by the salary threshold, 1975 and 2013
|Share of salaried workers in 1975 under the 1975 threshold ($984):||65%|
|Share of salaried workers in 2013 under the 2013 threshold ($455):||11%|
|Share of salaried workers in 2013 that would have been under the 1975 threshold ($984):||47%|
|Salary threshold in 2013 that would have covered the same share of workers as in 1975 (65%):||$1,327|
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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