Blue Collar vs. White Collar: Where Are Wages Recovering Fastest?

Blue Collar
Blue Collar

There's always been a rivalry between the blue-collar and white-collar workers of the world. Which ones have better job opportunities? Which are better paid? And more recently, whose wages are recovering faster, post-recession?

Certainly, both blue- and white-collar workers saw wages plummet during the economic downturn, when both finance and construction took a hit, but recent wage studies show varied numbers on who is bouncing back quicker in terms of earnings.