Fact of the Week: Seven of the Ten Fastest Growing Occupations in the U.S. Don’t Pay Enough for a One or Two Bedroom Apartment

Housing Wage and Median Wages for Occupations with Highest Projected Growth

Source: NLIHC’s Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing 2018. Housing wages are derived from HUD fair market rents. Employment projections from BLS Employment Projections Program. Occupational wages from May, 2017 National Occupation Employment and Wage Estimate, Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.  Adjusted to 2018 dollars.