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Thu Sep 12, 2019, 08:13 AM

Mens Real Earnings Below 1973 Level: Census Bureau

The median earnings of men working full time year-round in 2018 ticked up to $55,291. Adjusted for inflation, this was below the amount they earned in 1973, according to the annual data trove released by the Census Bureau today. In other words, there has been a “real” income decline for men over the past four-plus decades!

https://wolfstreet.com/2019/09/10/mens-real-earnings-in-2018-below-1973-womens-real-earnings-up-40-percent/

Women have seen a lot of progress in their real earnings, but they started out much lower, and they still haven’t caught up with men – whose earnings are sitting ducks. The median earnings of women working full-time year-round in 2018 ticked up to $45,097, a new record. Since 1973, women’s earnings adjusted for inflation have surged by 40%. The female-to-male earnings ratio hit a record in 2018 of 81.6%, up from 56.6% in 1973:

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Response to uncledad (Original post)

Thu Sep 12, 2019, 08:22 AM

1. ''The female-to-male earnings ratio hit a record in 2018 of 81.6%''...oh bullshit. Where's the proof

that a woman is being paid only 81.6% of what a man is being paid for doing the exact same job when both have the same education/experience/skill-set/etc...???????????????????????????????????

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Response to quad489 (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2019, 08:28 AM

2. Provide your own research to the Census Bureau..

They may be interested...

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Response to uncledad (Reply #2)

Thu Sep 12, 2019, 08:49 AM

3. Well that explains the omission of such details............

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Response to quad489 (Reply #1)

Thu Sep 12, 2019, 02:31 PM

4. This was alerted on, although I fail to see why.

There's nothing in the rules against asking a member to clarify something. No violation, no hide.

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Response to imwithfred (Reply #4)

Thu Sep 12, 2019, 02:37 PM

5. Pounding the alert button does seem to be the typical response by those who can't backup their claim

which is odd behaviour from a group that is so highly educated and all.

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