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February 1986, Vol. 109, No. 2
Hourly paid workers:
who they are and what they earn
Steven E. Haugen
Economist, Division of Employment and Unemployment Analysis, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
More than half of all wage and salary workers were paid by the hour during 1984; median earnings were $5.95 per hour, but a closer look reveals many variations among groups.
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