CSAL Item Number: 57
CSAL Question: What is the easiest way for you to tell us your usual gross wage or salary for your current job? Would it be…
(Read answer categories to participant and make sure it is expressed in time units. When people get paid per piece, ask them how long it takes on average to finish a piece of work and specify this in hours. The response option “I get no salary or wage at all” could refer to apprentices who only receive training.)
CSAL Response Options: 1=per hour (proceed to question 57b), 2=per day (proceed to question 57c), 3=per week (proceed to question 57d), 4=per two weeks (proceed to question 57e), 5=per month (proceed to question 57f), 6=per year (proceed to question 57g), 7=piece rate (proceed to question 57a), 8=I get no salary or wage at all (proceed to question 58), 777=Don’t Know, 888=No Response
Source: The 2012 Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). Developed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and adapted for the United States by the U.S Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 20, 2016 from https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/final_en_bq.htm.
Source ID: D_Q16a
CSAL question form: Verbatim to source
CSAL response options form: Verbatim to source