This graphic illustrates U.S. employee wages based on gender, work status, and type of occupation from 2002-2012.
- Compare two series by selecting the appropriate variables in the menu found below the graph.
- Add additional data series by selecting them on the left side of the graph.
This compares pay between all occupations and armed forces. Some data for women in the armed forces are not available. These are recorded as 0. To try the graphic, click here to open in a new window or scroll down.
All data taken from the United States Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. These data can be found here. Income values are in terms of 2012 dollars. Zero values indicate no available data for that particular year.
Data downloaded and compiled by Pat Maher. Graphing software written and designed by Emircan Uysaler and Kim Spasaro.