Characteristics of Low-Wage Workers and Their Labor Market Experiences: Evidence from the Mid- to Late 1990s. Table D.2. Average Real Wages Over Time Among All Job Starters, By Wage Type

04/30/2004

Table D.2.
Average Real Wages Over Time Among All Job Starters, By Wage Type
(In Dollars)
В Low Wage Medium Wage High Wage All
Males Females Males Females Males Females Males Females
Six-Month Period from Time of Job Start
1 7.06 6.49 11.58 11.13 22.79 22.69 11.97 9.47
2 7.74 6.96 11.94 11.68 22.43 21.57 12.30 9.88
3 8.31 7.10 12.19 11.97 22.91 21.48 12.73 10.08
4 8.87 7.59 12.45 12.22 23.20 22.06 13.11 10.49
5 8.94 7.91 12.86 12.40 22.58 23.14 13.17 10.80
6 8.94 8.04 13.30 12.56 23.11 22.23 13.46 10.84
Sample Sizes В 491 to 558В В 687 to 863В В 541 to 571В В 420 to 481В В 270 to 286В В 122 to 138В В 1308 to 1415В В 1249 to 1482В
Source: 1996 SIPP longitudinal files.
a. Sample sizes are usually highest in period 0 and usually decrease as time from job start increases.

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