HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
37. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2011 2012 2011 2012

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

100,457 102,749 $756 $768

Men, 16 years and over

55,971 57,286 832 854

16 to 24 years

4,951 5,164 455 468

25 years and over

51,020 52,122 886 910

Women, 16 years and over

44,486 45,462 684 691

16 to 24 years

3,772 3,866 421 416

25 years and over

40,714 41,597 718 727

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

81,336 81,779 775 792

Men

46,360 46,672 856 879

Women

34,976 35,108 703 710

Black or African American

11,604 12,230 615 621

Men

5,414 5,756 653 665

Women

6,191 6,474 595 599

Asian

5,197 5,790 866 920

Men

2,912 3,231 970 1,055

Women

2,284 2,560 751 770

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

15,147 16,302 549 568

Men

9,448 9,887 571 592

Women

5,700 6,414 518 521

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: February 5, 2013