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We are the 1.8%

Koww
 Since unfortunately Ross Perot isn't running, please share any interesting charts you can find.

Recent opinion article in the New York Times addresses "the deep inequities preventing most Americans — the factory workers and farmers, entrepreneurs and electricians, teachers, nurses and

small-business owners — from the basic prosperity we call the American dream."


But who are most Americans?


 
Jun 25, 19 7:52 pm
sameolddoctor

So?

Jun 25, 19 8:35 pm
Koww

so, look how much of the population is stuck doing mundane shit

randomised

One's mundane shit is the other's (American) Dream...

tduds

Yeah the dream isn't the job, it's the quality of life afforded by the paycheck that the job provides.

tduds

Now, whether or not *that* is good might be an interesting thread. Too bad you didn't make that thread.

jla-x

quality of life is as much about time as it is about money.

tduds

Agree.

sameolddoctor

Mundane shit? lets see what groundbreaking stuff you are doing in the profession? Oh wait, you are probably a student

Koww

I'm actually a dog

midlander

farming fishing and forestry is the 0.1% then. Is that your point?

Jun 26, 19 9:01 am
senjohnblutarsky

That's probably the part that should scare everyone.

Non Sequitur

where's rock-star and astronaut?

Jun 26, 19 9:08 am
randomised

you called?

Non Sequitur

You saw my bat-signal? Nice. I was not sure it could reach that far.

randomised

was at the bar:


On the fence

Clearly not an accurate chart.  Legal is less than 1% but Architecture is 1.8%.  Go look in the phone book for lawyers vs architects.

Jun 26, 19 10:08 am
midlander

architects and engineers numbered together

randomised

Nope not accurate at all, as an architect I work in all those occupational groups combined, architecture = all, architecture = life

On the fence

Actually, it lists "Legal" which is far more than just lawyers.

tduds

Everything else is "Illegal" ...dealers, growers, cons, etc.

GridBubbles

I'm actually not surprised at all. The more specialized the job, the less people you will find in that industry relative to the general population. Unfortunately, we are not in the 1.8% of top salary earners though :(

Jun 26, 19 1:32 pm

Chart:

Jun 26, 19 4:27 pm
midlander

just for anyone who thinks it's millennial laziness ruining the market:




Jun 27, 19 9:02 am
randomised

So true, my dad could buy our family home in the early 80s on a single simple salary and it's all paid off now...

Rusty!

US population was 200 million in 1970. We are over 330 million now. At the same time, housing is exclusively a private industry product. This industry will do their best not to oversupply (the only way housing cost goes down).

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