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The American Fast Food Worker

Would You Like Some FRIES WITH THAT? A snapshot of fast-food employees in the United States 4 MILLION That's how many people were employed by the fast-food industry in the U.S. in 2012. More than a third of all fast-food workers are between the ages of 35 and 54. 30% 30.1% 36.4% 2.9% Ages 16-19 Ages 20-24 Ages 25-54 Ages 55+ 11111 11111 11111 More than half of all fast-food workers were white. 59% 16.3% 18.4% 6.2% White Black Latino Other 11111 1111! A little more than 1 in 4 fast-food workers has at least one child. Female fast-food workers outnumbered male workers but just by a little bit. 52.6% 47.4% Most fast-food workers get paid between $7.26/hr and $10.09/hr. If they work 35 hours per week and never take sick leave, that would amount to an annual salary of $13,213.20-$18,363.80. 70.4% $7.26-$10.09 13.2% 8.7% 7.8% <$7.25 $10.10-$11.99 $12.002 By Lisa Mahapatra INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES Sources: Center for Economic & Policy Research, Attributions: Luis Prado from The Noun Project

The American Fast Food Worker

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U.S. fast-food industry employees, by the numbers. A just-released analysis of government data by the Center for Economic and Policy Research revealed that 40 percent of fast-food workers are 25 or o...


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