Percentage of U.S. minimum wage workers, by occupation 2019

This statistic shows the percentage of workers paid hourly rates at or below the prevailing federal minimum wage in the United States in 2019, according to their occupational group. In 2019, around 12.1 percent of total hourly paid workers in food preparation and service related occupations were paid at or below the prevailing federal minimum wage.

Percentage of workers paid hourly rates with earnings at or below the minimum wage in the U.S. in 2019, by occupation

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Source

Release date

April 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2019

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

Data exclude all self-employed persons whether or not their businesses are incorporated.

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