Piece in The Atlantic[!]--hit Escape for it to load--claims the following:
- . . . wage growth was truly stagnant only for workers in high-wage industries, such as medicine and consulting.
- . . . earnings growth for low-wage workers, such as those who work in retail and restaurants, had doubled in the past five years.
- . . . wages for the poorest Americans were rising twice as fast as hourly earnings for high-wage earners.
Related: "It's a Middle-Class Boom".