WAGES -- GENERAL SOURCES (all occupations and worker types)
WAGES BY OCCUPATION / INDUSTRY
Note: For detail on job duties, check the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Descriptions of Occupations, published 1918.
Teacher salaries by state, county and city.
Because women's wages varied a great deal around the country in the 1910s, most wage data is reported by state. In addition to the state-by-state links below, see also the links above for school teachers, clothing manufacture and laundry work, as women workers were heavily concentrated in those jobs. See list of the most common occupations for women in 1910 and 1920, outside of agricultural work.
Critical analysis of government methods for collecting and reporting wage data in the 1910s.
Prices in CANADA, 1910s
Prices in GREAT BRITAIN, 1910s
Prices in INDIA, 1910s
Prices in IRELAND, 1910s
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