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Wages of Texas men and women

comparison of wages of Texas men and women The graph compares the percentages of Texas men and women at or below the federal minimum wage level for the period 1998-2007. In 2007, a total of 221 thousand Texas workers were earning an hourly rate at or below the federal standard, including 152 thousand women and 69 thousand men. Overall, the median hourly earnings of Texas workers was $10.54 in 2007; nationally, the median was $11.95. In 2007, the median hourly rate for Texan men was $11.54 and for Texan women was $9.86. For the United States as a whole, the comparable figures were $12.95 and $10.98 for men and women, respectively. On July 24, 2007, the Federal minimum wage increased to $5.85 per hour from $5.15 per hour. The following pie chart shows an alternative representation of the sources of energy in the United States in 2007.

Graph and additional information was taken from:
2007 Minimum Wage Workers in Texas
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.bls.gov/ro6/fax/minwage_tx.htm

Detoxification length of stay and reasons for discharge

comparison of wages of Texas men and women The charts compare the average and median length of stay in detoxification organized by reason of discharge. The information is based on 211,161 admission/discharge records from 2004.

Graph and additional information was taken from:
Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) - 2004: Discharges from Substance Abuse Treatment Services
Office of Applied Studies
US Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/TEDSdischarges/2k4/TEDSD2k4Chp8.htm

Average versus median wage for US workers

comparison of average and median wages in US The graph shows the average and median wages in thousands of dollars of US workers for the years 1990 through 2007. The graph also plots the ratio of the median to the average.

Graph and additional information was taken from:
Office of Chief Actuary
US Social Security Administration
http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/COLA/central.html