OTPAY_CPS8 is a 7-digit numeric variable.
2003+: Usual weekly overtime earning greater than or equal to $2884.61 are assigned a value of $2884.61.
OTPAY_CPS8 reports the respondent's usual weekly overtime earnings in dollars.
Overtime pay is included in the gross weekly earnings variable, EARNWEEK_CPS8.
OTPAY_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. Weekly overtime earnings information was also collected at the time of the ATUS interview. See OTPAY.
For total weekly earnings, see EARNWEEK_CPS8.
- Employed CPS household members who report hourly earnings and who report usually received overtime pay, tips or commissions.