The pay check of the average American man is looking skimpier today than it was in 1973, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report published Wednesday.
Adjusted for inflation, the average yearly income for a full-time employed male worker was $53,294 in 1973, according to the Census Buerau’s “Income and Poverty in the United States: 2014” study. For 2014, the average yearly income went down by nearly $3000 to $50,383.
On the other hand, the paychecks of women have gone up over the same period of time. In 1973, the average yearly income for full-time female workers was $30,182 while in 2014 the figure amounts to $39,621.
However, the vaunted gender pay gap still exists in the latest study. The Census lists that there is a 78.6 percent in the incomes between full-time male and female employees.
But the male wage decrease is not the only one shown by the new Census report. Native-born incomes have also decreased in comparison with foreign-born incomes in the U.S., Breitbart reports.