Scary New Wage Data

Source: David Cay Johnston,, October 25, 2010

Every 34th wage earner in America in 2008 went all of 2009 without earning a single dollar, new data from the Social Security Administration show. Total wages, median wages, and average wages all declined, but at the very top, salaries grew more than fivefold.
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Scary Wage Data II — Social Security Changes Its Numbers

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