7 Industries With Plummeting Wages
Middle class wages, over all, have been pretty stagnant for over a decade. But not everyone’s wages have stagnated.
In fact, some people have seen their salaries rise at a rosy clip, while many others have actually become poorer.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis has tracked average full-time income by industry since 1998, with the latest numbers from 2011.
While the average income across industries (which includes employer-provided benefits) has increased by $5,700 in that period, workers in certain occupations have seen their pocketbooks shrink.