The New York Times > Fashion & Style > Six Figures? Not Enough!: "'It's the new black,' said Bill Coleman, senior vice president in charge of compensation at Salary.com, an online career service based in Needham, Mass., that tracks executive pay. 'There's a lot of bunching between $100,000 and $150,000. That's the vast majority of the people who used to aspire to $100,000. Now they are aspiring to $200,000 or $250,000.'
'It's the players,' he added, echoing a common sentiment, 'who make $200,000.'"
nice link from mr. dtc. who is used to the new york lifestyle of 300k.