How many wage earners are there?
150,917,735 wage earners in the US in 2009
When it comes to the number of wage earners in the United States of America, you should know that there were 150,917,735 wage earners in 2009. Statistics show that 24,315,992 of them earned less than $5000. Moreover, 50% of them earned less than $26,261 in 2009. Believe it or not, there are only 0.794% of wage earners who get more than $250,000 per year. Needless to say, only 1.266% of American salaries are over $200,000. It is interesting to know that approximately 1 in 4 persons in the United States of America are wage earners.