What percentage of individuals make six figure salaries?
Hard to say. Earning $100,000 would put you in the top 8% of Americans reporting individual income in 2014. Making $100,000.00 annually was percentile 87.9% in 2017. This percentile ranged from $100,000.00 to $100,002.00 a year. There were roughly 172,303 workers in this bracket and 20,848,748 workers made $100,000.00 or more in full-year 2016.
An excellent tool to view earning across America can be found here (contains 2014 data). Reminder: salaries and earnings don’t equal happiness or really mean anything.
Why did this come up
Curious about how many individuals across America earn more than $100K salaries. Also wondering what amount of money is needed in order to be considered the 1% in 2018.