- This was the most sensitive question asked in the General Survey, with
15.7% of the respondent choosing to select the "Rather not say!" option -
nearly seven times higher than other similar questions.
- The below analyzes were performed by the
Hermes team. The
Hermes team develops and analyzes the consumer attitudes and preferences
portions of these surveys.
- The overall median income is between $50,000 and $60,000 US dollars,
with an estimated average income of $69,000.
- European respondents continue to lag in income, with an average income of
$53,500 US dollars.
- Prodigy users' income is the highest of all sampled groups, with a median
income in the range of $60,000 and $75,000 and an estimated average income of
$80,000 US dollars.
- Prodigy users were 2.3% more likely to opt for the "Rather not say!"
response, totaling 18.0% of all Prodigy responses.
- 15.7% of Prodigy users report an income over $100,000, whereas the
entire population reported only 13.2% with an income of $100,000 US dollars.
- 18.3% of the women surveyed would "Rather not say!" their income, whereas
14.5% of the men chose this response. This, nearly one in five, non-response
interferes with robust gender comparisons between incomes.
- Statistical examination of the response profiles for women and men do
not show significant differences with respect to income.
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Georgia Institute of Technology
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