Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2nd
2014
2nd
2015
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2nd
2014
2nd
2015
2nd
2014
2nd
2015

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

106,555 108,769 $780 $801 $328 $337

Men, 16 years and over

59,714 60,638 857 886 360 373

16 to 24 years

5,663 5,335 481 497 202 209

25 years and over

54,052 55,303 914 942 384 396

Women, 16 years and over

46,840 48,131 716 726 301 305

16 to 24 years

4,195 4,313 449 444 189 187

25 years and over

42,645 43,818 750 759 316 319

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

84,544 85,383 802 829 337 349

Men

48,509 48,785 884 914 372 385

Women

36,035 36,598 725 742 305 312

Black or African American

12,736 13,566 649 647 273 272

Men

6,056 6,442 667 696 280 293

Women

6,680 7,124 631 615 265 259

Asian

6,320 6,608 954 965 401 406

Men

3,512 3,612 1,139 1,085 479 457

Women

2,807 2,996 855 836 360 352

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

17,599 18,240 583 601 245 253

Men

10,840 11,102 609 619 256 260

Women

6,759 7,138 532 572 224 241

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.

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Last Modified Date: July 21, 2015