Percentage of low wage workers in the U.S. 2018, by age

Percentage distribution of workers paid hourly rates with earnings at or below minimum wage in the U.S. 2018, by age

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Percentage of low wage workers in the U.S. 2018, by age This statistic shows the percentage distribution of workers paid hourly rates at or below prevailing federal minimum wage in the United States in 2018, by their age group. In 2018, around 47.1% wage and salary workers paid hourly rates at or below the federal minimum wage were aged between 16 to 24 years.
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Percentage distribution of workers paid hourly rates with earnings at or below minimum wage in the U.S. 2018, by age

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Age groupShare of low wage workers
16 to 24 years 47.1%
25 to 34 years 20.4%
35 to 44 years 12.8%
45 to 54 years 9.4%
55 to 64 years 6.8%
65 years and older3.5%
Age groupShare of low wage workers
16 to 24 years 47.1%
25 to 34 years 20.4%
35 to 44 years 12.8%
45 to 54 years 9.4%
55 to 64 years 6.8%
65 years and older3.5%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage distribution of workers paid hourly rates at or below prevailing federal minimum wage in the United States in 2018, by their age group. In 2018, around 47.1% wage and salary workers paid hourly rates at or below the federal minimum wage were aged between 16 to 24 years.
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