What Was the Average Salary in the 1950s?

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In the 1950s, the average salary was $3,200. By the end of the 1950s, the average salary had risen to just over $5,000. House prices, gas and new cars also cost considerably less.
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1950 - USA average annual salary $2992 - when dollars were $4 to £1. 1955 - 60% of Americans were in the "middle class, having incomes between $3,000 and $10,000 per year
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Supply and demand. The demand for engineers with a college degree grew after World War II (when only 55% of engineers had the equivalent of a 4-year degree) The immediate post-war
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In 1959, Teacher salary schedule ranged from $4,300-7,400 in Seely,
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Approximately $5,000 per year. But this depends on the individual attorney and where the attorney was practicing.
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