The chapter talks about how the wage pyramid of drug dealers is very similar to corporate america. Just like CEOs the bosses of the gangs make a very good living while the “foot soldiers”, the ones who sell the drugs on the streets, make as much as a McDonalds worker. Many of them also have to get legitimate low age jobs on top of dealing in order to make a living. Foot soldiers earn less than $3.30 and hour. Also working conditions are very bad as well. THey are very likely to get injured or even killed on street corners. on average these dealers are arrested 5.9 times, no-fatally injured 2.4 times, and also have a 1 in 4 chance of being killed while working.
For my statistics I do not know any page numbers because I have the freakonomics book on my kindle