What portion of all hourly-paid employees in the U.S. earn the federal minimum wage or below?
In 2015, 2.7% of all hourly paid employees in the U.S. earned the federal minimum wage or below. For employees aged 16 to 19, the rate was 9.7%. For employees aged 25 and older, the rate was 1.8%. These figures don't account for overtime pay, tips, or commissions.
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