Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2012
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Bureau of Labor Statistics
[Excerpt] This report presents data highlights and statistical tables of earnings data 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. It is important to note that the comparisons of earnings in this report are on a broad level and do not control for many factors that can be significant in explaining earnings differences. For a detailed description of the source of the data and an explanation of the concepts and definitions used in this report, see the accompanying technical notes section.
earnings; women; Current Population Survey; CPS; Bureau of Labor Statistics; BLS