Bureau of Labor Statistics

Paid by the hour in 2001

June 27, 2002

About 63 percent of women and 57 percent of men employed in wage and salary jobs were paid by the hour in 2001.

Median hourly earnings of wage and salary workers paid hourly rates, 2001
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Women who were hourly paid workers had median hourly earnings of $9.57. This was 84.3 percent of the $11.36 median for men paid by the hour.

These data on earnings are produced by the Current Population Survey. More information can be found in "Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2001," BLS Report 960 (PDF 219K).


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Paid by the hour in 2001 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2002/jun/wk4/art02.htm (visited January 19, 2022).


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