Are you sure you’re part of the middle class that our President vows to help? Do you know where you fit as a wage earner against other American wage earners?
According to the US government:
$10,890 is poverty level
$26,364 is middle class
Top 10% earn $50,000+
Top 1% (primarily doctors) earn $343,000+
The average salary of: police officer ($50K salary with an additional $22,000 in benefits)
The average salary of a teacher is ($50K salary with an additional $22,000 in benefits)
The average salary of an E1 Army Recruit is ($16K salary with an additional $12,000 in benefits) Add additional monies to the benefits package if recruit has dependents.