Home Tags Income

Tag: Income

Even high-earning workers in San Francisco can barely afford housing.

Here’s exactly how much more you’d have to earn to live a similar life in San Francisco

Cost of living is out of control in San Francisco and its surrounding suburbs compared to rest of the country. Here's how income compares.
The state of Texas had five of the top 20 most financially stressed cities in the US (including Dallas, pictured above).

The 20 worst US cities for financial stability

These are the cities where the unemployment rates are high and a jarring number of people spend more than 50% of their income on housing.

‘Two decades with no progress for the middle class’: New census data shows household income is the same as in 1999

The figures suggested rising inequality has continued to undermine progress during the longest expansion on record.
Activists hold women's strike and rally in NYC for International Women's Day in March, 2008.

Here’s how much male and female American workers earn at every age

A gender pay gap exists at all ages, with the median male worker earning more than the median female worker.
Historic row houses in Baltimore, Maryland.

The average American household earns $61,000 a year. Here are 17 states where the typical resident earns even more.

These 17 states had the highest incomes in 2017, according to Census Bureau data, and the west coast and New England aren't the only wealthy areas.
Ice cream taste testers can make up to $60,000 a year

15 unconventional jobs that pay surprisingly well

From ice cream taste testers to professional golf ball divers, these unconventional jobs can seriously pay off.
Luxembourg is the best country to be an elementary school teacher, salary-wise.

The best and worst countries to be a teacher, based on salary

This week was Teacher Appreciation Week. Here's a look at how teacher salaries stack up across several different countries.

The 15 states with the largest middle class

The middle class faces some major financial challenges when compared to their wealthier peers.
Target recorded its strongest quarterly growth in shopper traffic in more than a decade.

Americans are getting more optimistic about the economy

Public confidence in the economy rose more than expected in the US in early March, particularly among lower- and middle-class households.