Are American Doctors Now Members of the Middle Class?
The middle class Marketers target it. Politicians champion it. Economists talk about it. Financial Advisors want to serve it. Most of us consider ourselves part of it.
Yet, when I’ve asked for a clear definition, I have not found anybody yet that really can tell me what “middle class” is.
And, are doctors part of it in the domestic US healthcare system?
16 months ago
Here's a good article that outlines the financial parameters of the middle class (2017) https://www.thebalance.com/definition-of-middle-class-income-4126870. Seems like Family Medicine docs would be in the upper end of the middle class and specialists would be in the lower part of the upper class.
I agree, its a complicated thing. One article -
The best part of the article is " If you use summer as a noun, she says, you are poor or middle class. If you use it as a verb, you are upper-class. Works for me."