Students are able to calculate percent changes in salaries of various jobs from 1985 to 2017.
These weekly earnings are BEFORE taxes and benefits are deducted. You could probably use this worksheet later on and have the kids calculate weekly earnings once taxes ares taken out.
There are 17 jobs listed including teachers, police officers, firefighters, aerospace engineers, physicians, etc.
An answer key is provided.
This can lead to great post-discussion conversations.