Who are the 1 percent?

Liz Goodwin
The Lookout

Though Occupy Wall Street protesters have staked out workers in the nation's financial capital for weeks, a 2010 study suggests that most of the people in the "1 percent" don't actually work in the financial industry.

Financial professionals make up 14 percent of the top 1 percent of American earners as of 2005, CNN Money reports. Executives and managers in other industries made up 31 percent of the elite. But medical professionals weren't far behind, at 15.7 percent. Although doctors make up a big chunk of the 1 percent, their wages have seen slower growth than those of financial workers and executives. You can find out more stats about the top 1 percent of earners here.