# The nominal average wage for non-supervisory workers in the U.S. in 1975 was \$4.87 per hour In 2011 dollars, thats \$20.16 per hour Todays nominal average.

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The nominal average wage for non-supervisory workers in the U.S. in 1975 was \$4.87 per hour In 2011 dollars, thats \$20.16 per hour Todays nominal average wage for non-supervisory workers in the U.S is \$19.00 per hour

1975 (2011 \$\$s) Today dozen eggs \$3.19.16 hrs \$1.58 0.8 hrs \$6.50 0.32 hrs gallon whole milk \$3.62 0.19 hrs pound of ground beef \$3.38 [1978] 0.20 hrs \$2.77 0.15 hrs

1975 (2011 \$\$s) Today whole chicken/lb \$3.35 [1978] 0.18 hrs \$1.31 0.07 hrs butter/lb \$4.54 [1978] 0.24 hrs \$3.61 0.19 hrs large tomatoes/lb \$1.92 0.10 hrs \$1.67 [1978] 0.10 hrs 7.5 ozs. toothpaste \$4.42 [1970] 0.17 hrs \$2.19 0.12

\$151.03 7.5 hrs

\$23.69 12-cup 1.2 hrs

\$3,103.97 154 hrs

\$239.00 32 HD LCD 720p 12.6 hrs

\$1,220.79 61.6 hrs

21.6 LCD HD 720p \$149 7.8

\$405.41 \$322.63 16 hrs 20.1 hrs

\$109 13 LCD HD 720p 5.7 hrs

\$246.27 12.2 hrs

available at Amazon.com \$11.00 0.58 hrs or, 35 mins

\$246.27 12.2 hrs

iPod Nano 16GB \$179 9.4 hrs (8 GG costs 7.8 hrs)

The least-pricey turntable: \$163.45 8.1 hrs

Sony 5-disc CD player \$115.44 6.1 hrs

\$1,054.73 57.3 hrs

\$999 52.6 hrs MacBook Air

\$1,436.22 71.3 hrs

4.8 hrs \$92.00 12.0 mp

\$815.37 40.5 hrs But you today cant buy a soundless video camera, so.....

Projector \$1,233.20 61.2 hrs Sound camera & Projector (& screen) \$2,069.44 102.7 hrs

\$42.90 2.3

for Jordan Weingarten

least-pricey one: \$411.83 20.4 hrs

\$17.53 0.92 hrs least-pricey one at Amazon.com (Its an Emerson)

\$860.70 42.7 hrs

= \$207 10.9 hrs available from BusinessSupply.com

\$168.66 8.4 hrs

Bridgestone Potenza 165/13 \$68.70 3.6 hrs

\$786.19 38.4 hrs 40,000 BTU, 2 burner

40,000 BTU, 2- burner gas \$118 6.2

62,000 BTU 5-burner gas \$249 13.1

\$1,820.93 90.3 hrs 0.9 cu. ft., 600 watts

0.9 cu ft., 900 watts \$58 3.1 hrs

\$910.36 \$786.19 45.2 hrs 39 hrs 0.6 cu. ft., 400 watts

0.7 cu. ft., 700 watts Wal-Marts lowest-priced \$45 2.4 hrs

\$1,241.48 61.6 hrs

Wal-Marts most expensive; high-capacity washer \$747.11 39.3

\$827.58 41.1 hrs

Home Depots least- pricey standard- sized washer (Admiral) \$349 18.4 hrs

\$2,814.28 Sears*Best 139.6 hrs 22.1 cu. ft.

21.9 cu. ft., G.E. \$1,124.10 at Home Depot 59.2 hrs

25.2 cu. ft., Maytag at Home Depot \$717.30 37.8 hrs Home Depots least- pricey model

25.5 cu ft., GE Profile Home Depots most pricey model \$3,149.10 165.7 hrs

\$765.50 38 hrs 5.78 cu. ft. 6.6 hrs per cubic foot

5.1 cu. ft., Magic Chef compact refrigerator \$299 15.7 hrs 3.08 hrs per cubic foot

\$661.82 32.9 hrs 10 x 14

sleeps 9 adults \$97 5.1 hrs 10 x 18

\$140.68 7 hrs

\$49.99 2.6 hrs

\$2,069.27 102.7 hrs

GE 30 electric range with oven \$698 at Home Depot 36.7 hrs

\$682.72 33.9 hrs

Eureka \$65.99 3.5 hrs

\$289.52 14.4 hrs

\$21.88 1.2 hrs at Amazon.com

\$94.58 4.7 hrs

\$4.50 at Amazon.com 0.24 hrs or, 14.4 minutes

\$70.32 3.5 hrs

\$29.99 at Ikea 1.6 hrs

\$972.45 68.8 hrs

\$899 Home Depots priciest 47.3

SEARS*BEST \$1,407.04 \$868.97 70.8 hrs 43.1 hrs

Standard-size dishwasher; first to appear on Home Depots webpage \$199 10.5 hrs

GE dishwasher at Home Depot \$269 14.2 hrs

\$899 47.3 hrs Home Depots most-pricey standard dishwasher (Its a GE)

\$248.30 (the bottom one) 12.3 hrs

\$67 3.5 hrs

\$41.35 2.1 hrs

\$29.99 1.6 hrs polyester/rayon at Target

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