Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, third quarter 2016 averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, 3rd quarter 2016 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Age, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings

TOTAL

16 years and over

112,784 $827 63,104 $911 49,680 $745

16 to 24 years

11,100 497 6,181 510 4,919 480

16 to 19 years

1,763 401 1,045 414 717 382

20 to 24 years

9,337 510 5,135 523 4,202 494

25 years and over

101,684 886 56,924 971 44,761 785

25 to 54 years

78,893 874 44,364 943 34,529 782

25 to 34 years

27,787 758 15,686 804 12,101 709

35 to 44 years

25,288 921 14,421 993 10,867 827

45 to 54 years

25,818 955 14,257 1,060 11,561 842

55 years and over

22,791 934 12,559 1,095 10,232 793

55 to 64 years

18,532 951 10,112 1,117 8,421 806

65 years and over

4,258 834 2,448 966 1,811 721

White

16 years and over

87,781 854 50,231 932 37,550 760

16 to 24 years

8,643 505 4,986 517 3,657 489

25 years and over

79,138 909 45,245 992 33,893 805

25 to 54 years

60,598 894 34,810 964 25,788 799

55 years and over

18,540 970 10,434 1,134 8,105 820

Black or African American

16 years and over

14,210 685 6,849 732 7,360 639

16 to 24 years

1,426 418 662 448 764 400

25 years and over

12,783 724 6,187 765 6,596 682

25 to 54 years

10,331 719 5,015 751 5,316 686

55 years and over

2,452 742 1,172 844 1,280 666

Asian

16 years and over

7,136 1,010 3,961 1,154 3,176 865

16 to 24 years

538 580 258 591 280 554

25 years and over

6,599 1,077 3,703 1,208 2,896 924

25 to 54 years

5,239 1,137 2,987 1,241 2,252 976

55 years and over

1,360 875 716 1,101 644 714

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

19,278 632 11,892 667 7,385 593

16 to 24 years

2,500 488 1,497 496 1,004 476

25 years and over

16,777 675 10,396 699 6,381 617

25 to 54 years

14,354 669 8,921 697 5,433 611

55 years and over

2,423 709 1,474 716 948 696

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: October 20, 2016