Thursday, November 7, 2013

850 Amazon Jobs at the Low End of the Middle Class Household Income Range

Wisconsin to provide Amazon with $7 million in tax credits. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/6/2013)

Excerpt: Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman said in October the average wage at the facility will be just over $13 an hour for around 850 employees. 

The remaining 250 employees will include technicians, computer programmers and managers, earning annual salaries ranging from around $50,000 to $250,000, Bosman said.

Source used for column graph: By the Numbers: The Incredibly Shrinking American Middle Class.  (Moyers & Co., 9/20/2013)

The Working Poor Families Project.  Low-Income Working Families:  The Growing Economic Gap.

Related post:
Amazon associate annual pay, $23,894. Federal poverty level for a Family of Four, $23,550.  (10/13/2013)

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