University of Maryland
Sociology 441: Stratification 
graph avg earnings by gender, 1950-2005

Individual earnings trends:
Hourly & weekly earnings
Gender earnings gap
Earnings by gender & race
Race & gender earnings gaps

20th percentile earnings
80th percentile earnings

Other gender gap trends:
College gender gap
Women political officials
Labor force participation

Family income trends:
Bottom quintile
Top quintile


Source: US Census Bureau,

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Last updated January 28, 2003
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