Newly covered workers under various weekly earnings exemption thresholds compared to the current threshold of $455 and the share of those that are women, 2013

$807 ($41,964 annually) $984 ($51,168 annually) $1,122 ($58,344 annually) $1,327 ($69,004 annually)
Number newly covered (millions) 3.5 6.1 7.8 10.4
Newly covered as a share of currently exempt 16.1% 28.2% 36.0% 47.8%
Number of newly covered that are women (millions) 1.9 3.3 4.1 5.3
Share of newly covered that are women 55.7% 53.7% 52.5% 50.6%

Note: Calculations use only data on full-time salaried (i.e. non-hourly) workers. To isolate supervisory/managerial/professional salaried workers, observations are weighted by the share in each individual's occupation that is exempt from the overtime protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act based on the duties of the occupation, according to U.S. Department of Labor codes.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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