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Academic Class Models | |
|Dennis Gilbert, 2002 |William Thompson & Joseph Hickey, 2005 |Leonard Beeghley, 2004 |

Class|Typical characteristics |Class |Typical characteristics |Class |Typical characteristics | |Capitalist class (1%) |Top-level executives, high-rung politicians, heirs. Ivy League education common. |Upperclass 1% |Top-level executives, celebrities, heirs; income of $500,000+ common. Ivy league education common. |The super-rich (0.9%) |Multi-millionaires whose incomes commonly exceed $350,000; includescelebrities and powerful executives/politicians. Ivy League education common. | | | | | |The Rich (5%) |Households with net worth of $1 million or more; largely in the form of home equity. Generallyhave college degrees. | |Upper middle class[1] (15%) |Highly educated (often with graduate degrees), most commonly salaried, professionals and middle management with large work autonomy |Upper middleclass[1] (15%) |Highly educated (often with graduate degrees) professionals & managers with household incomes varying from the high 5-figure range to commonly above $100,000 | | | | | | | |Middleclass (plurality/
majority?; ca. 46%) |College educated workers with incomes considerably above-average incomes and compensation; a man making $57,000 and a woman making $40,000 may be typical. | |Lowermiddle class (30%) |Semi-professionals and craftsmen with a roughly average standard of living. Most have some college education and are white collar. |Lower middle class (32%) |Semi-professionals andcraftsman with some work autonomy; household incomes commonly range from $35,000 to $75,000. Typically, some college education. | | | |Working class (30%) |Clerical and most blue collar workers whosework is highly routinized. Standard of living varies depending on number of income earners, but is commonly just adequate. High school education. | | | | | | | |Working class (32%) |Clerical, pink...
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