Average, how much money did men and women make in the 1840's?
I know women probably made around .50 to $3 a week.
What about men?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
From Urban growth and city systems in the United States, 1840-1860 - Google Books Resultby Allan Richard Pred:
"average daily wages for nonfarm labor, which stood at $0.85 in 1840"
The average aweekly wages of factory women 1841-1845 Chicopee Mass was $3.40 to $2.66 (wages actually declined).
Average mill workers all types $0.58/day in 1840.