The median job in this country pays now about $34,000 a year, if you have it full time and you have it all year. That’s half the jobs in the U.S. that pay less than $34,000. A quarter of the jobs pay less than the poverty line for a family of four, $22,000 a year.
Reduced lunch eligibility, household of 3: $34,281; household of 4: $41,438.
Free lunch eligibility, household of 3: $24,089; household of 4: $29,055.