Keeping in mind that the average hourly salary for all jobs in America is $22.33 (that includes executives, teachers, nurses, engineers, laborers, many jobs requiring college degrees, everyone), Source Bureau of Labor Statistics
In NYC workers are protesting for $15.00. One demonstrator said owners are greedy and workers should be paid $20-$25 per hour. The Administration wants to raise the minimum wage to $10.10. Some states and cities have already raised the minimum.