February 27, 2015

Stats: Florida Wages

Mike Vogel | 9/1/2007

Median wage in 1979 (84.9% of U.S. median)

Median wage in 1990 (88% of U.S. median)

Median wage in 2005 (94.3% of U.S. median)

Source: Research Institute for Social and Economic Policy at the Center for Labor Research and Studies, Florida International University; Economic Policy Institute — in 2005 dollars

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