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WAGES AND WAGE EARNERS 1 Wages and Wage Earners Alma Gonzales, Billy H. Edom, Jason Hoskins, Nicole Graziano, Shavonne Davenport, Stephanie Heck, Terrika Outing Research and Evaluation/RES341 September 5, 2011 Dr. Ben Millard
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WAGES AND WAGE EARNERS 2 Wages and Wage Earners The wages and wage earners data set includes one hundred observations of annual wages. The data set shows the relation between the annual wages of these one hundred participants and their demographics. Demographics are statistical characteristics of a population (Webster’s Dictionary online, 2011). The demographics in this data set include the industry, occupations, years of education, years of experience, race, gender, age, geographic location, and marital status. The purpose of this paper intends to analyze the information from the data set in order to determine what factor most significantly affects the annual salary of this population. - Stephanie’s Section The question being answered in the research is to determine what factors most significantly affect the annual salary of individuals while trying to succeed in a career. After an extensive amount of searching, with information being scarce, one would like to assume that one of these factors is because minorities are not well represented in upper wage percentiles of the work force. However, the data set will show otherwise. The graph shows many interesting factors affecting salary. Some even contradict
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