Individual earnings have improved.
4.5% income increase (before COVID hit) to the 25% lowest-paid Americans outpacing the 2.9% gain in earnings for the highest-paid workers.
Higher minimum wages by the increase in entry-level pay since 2017.
Highest Median Household Income at highest level EVER recorded, surpassing $63,000. Increases average 6.8% 2017 to 2018, 2018 to 2019, and 2019 to 2020.
Weekly earnings increase by 4% - median increase of weekly earnings of full-time workers in 2019 over 2018