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So 1950 wage was $3,210, as

So 1950 wage was $3,210, as evidenced here:

$51,000 in 2012 (this is a median income; average would be even higher):

That comes out to a 15.88x change in income, or a about 1500% increase.

1600% is a little off; turns out I was just lazily rounding off to 50,000/3000.

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