Nationwide, it takes an annual income of $538,926 to be among the top 1%. Among the approximately 1.4 million taxpayers who meet this threshold, the average annual income is about $1.7 million – about 20 times the average income of $82,535 among all taxpayers.Jul 1, 2020
What is the top 10 percent household income?
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|Data||Top third||Top 10%|
|Lower threshold (annual gross income)||$65,000||$118,200|
|Exact percentage of households||34.72%||10.00%|
|Personal income (age 25+)|
What is the top 5 percent income?
Annual Wages of Top Earners
|2018 Annual Wages|
|Top 1% of Earners||$737,697|
|Top 5% of Earners||$309,348|
|Top 10% of Earners||$158,002|