Wages for the Men’s Working Class Have Plummeted Over Past 40 Years
Male high school grads working full time earn 25% less these days, and if accounting for those not working or working only part time, aggregate wages are lower by nearly half. These are men who simply followed the rules, got their diploma, and started in the workforce. Now, they're finding it far harder to find steady, full-time work than their fathers did. Wages earned are now dramatically less than their fathers'.