Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2015
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Bureau of Labor Statistics
[Excerpt] This report presents highlights and statistical tables describing workers who earned at or below the federal minimum wage in 2015. The data are obtained from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a national monthly survey of approximately 60,000 households conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Information on earnings is collected from one-fourth of the CPS sample each month.
minimum wage; wage and salary workers; income; employment; demographics