As alluded to in a previous post, married families had a median income of about 80k in 2019 dollars. Married women contributed about 25% to that median or about 20k.
Fifty years later married families have a median income of about 90k in 2019 dollars, or about a 10% increase. Married women now contribute about 36% to that median or about 33k.
1970: Median husband made 60k, median wife made 20k.
2020: Median husband makes 57k, median wife makes 33k.