Average Income

  • 50 Percent Of U.S. Workers Earned Less Than $26,364 Last Year

    50 Percent Of U.S. Workers Earned Less Than $26,364 Last Year

    By Tom Raum WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fifty percent of U.S. workers earned less than $26,364 last year, reflecting a growing income gap between the nation's rich and poor, the government reported Thursday. There were fewer jobs, and overall pay was trending down - except for the nation's wealthiest. The number of... Continue Reading

  • High Income Workers' Share Of Total Wages Grows

    High Income Workers' Share Of Total Wages Grows

    By Tom Raum WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fifty percent of U.S. workers earned less than $26,364 last year, reflecting a growing income gap between the nation's rich and poor, the government reported Thursday. There were fewer jobs, and overall pay was trending down - except for the nation's wealthiest. The number... Continue Reading