Smoothed changes in log employment share and log wage by occupational wage percentile, and smoothed changes in log was by wage percentile, 2000–2007
*Ranked by 1979 occupational mean wage.
Note: Due to discontinuities in employment shares caused by a major occupational coding change between 2002 and 2003, the change in log employment share and log occupational wage between 2002 and 2003 was replaced by the average change of 2000–2001, 2001–2002, 2003–2004, and 2004–2005.
Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata
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