Table 1

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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