Congressional Edition Volume 5673
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...earnings allowance is mode for time lost during the year. All of the 138 female employees studied earn $2.50 or over a week, 78.3 per cent earn $5 or over, 18.1 per cent earn $7.50 or over, and less than 1 per cent earn $10 or over. The native-born of foreign father show a larger proportion than the native-bom of native father, who in turn show a larger proportion than the foreign-born, earning $5 or over. For those earning $7.50 or over per week, the native-born of foreign father show the largest proportion, and the native-born of native father the smallest proportion. Less than 3 per cent of any nativity group earn $10 or over weekly. RELATION BETWEEN PERIOD OF RESIDENCE AND EARNING ABILITY. The progress of male employees of foreign birth in industrial efficiency or earning ability after designated periods of residence in the United States is next considered. The only race reporting over 200 is the South Italian, whose weekly earnings are shown in the following statement: ANNUAL EARNINGS OF MALE HEADS OF FAMILIES STUDIED. The table next presented shows, by general nativity and race of individual, the number and percentage of husbands at work, together with their average annual earnings: Table 137.--Husbands at work, by general nativity and race of individual. Of the 409 husbands in the 430 families selected for study in the preceding table, 96.1 per cent are at work and earn an average of $618. All of the husbands who were native-born of native father, as compared with 97.7 per cent of those who were native-born of foreign father and 95.2 per cent of those who were foreign-born, are at work. The average earnings are $1,008, $754, and $527, respectively. Of the several foreign-born races the Armenian, Lithuanian, and Polish are the only...
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