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
2014 2015 2014 2015

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

106,526 109,080 $791 $809

Men, 16 years and over

59,450 60,746 871 895

16 to 24 years

5,493 5,476 493 510

25 years and over

53,957 55,270 922 947

Women, 16 years and over

47,076 48,334 719 726

16 to 24 years

4,090 4,314 451 450

25 years and over

42,986 44,020 752 761

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

84,177 85,443 816 835

Men

48,058 48,746 897 920

Women

36,119 36,698 734 743

Black or African American

12,910 13,587 639 641

Men

6,129 6,445 680 680

Women

6,781 7,142 611 615

Asian

6,273 6,638 953 993

Men

3,488 3,684 1,080 1,129

Women

2,784 2,954 841 877

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

17,475 18,311 594 604

Men

10,754 11,142 616 631

Women

6,721 7,168 548 566

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 10, 2016