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Pay trends over time. Who’s better off?

*People who started work in 1995 were 40% better off than those who started in 1975. *Earnings peak happens later in life the more recent we look; peak was at 38 years old in 2013, but 29 years old in 1975*Difference between male and female pay. At 1975, males out earned females at every age, peaking by 61% at by age 38. Significant differences don’t occur until around age 30 in 2013, with a peak of 49% aged 45.

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