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Table 4 Limits of weekly earnings, by year

From: The role of location in evaluating racial wage disparity

  Lower limit of weekly earnings Upper limit of weekly earnings
1940 1.50 125
1950 3.25 250
1960 6.25 625
1970 10.00 1,250
1980 19.80 1,875
1990 35.00 3,000
2000 45.00 4,000