Table 1: Wage changes between 2002 and 2007.

Remaining in overqualificationTransition to a matched occupation
MeanMedianMeanMedian

Hourly wage, 2002$16.56$15.00$16.81$15.00
Hourly wage, 2007$19.71$17.68$23.72$21.12
Wage increase, 2002–200719.0%17.9%41.1%40.8%

Source: authors’ calculation from the SLID, panel 5, 2002–2007.