Weekly earnings of full-time workers in first quarter

April 19, 2001

Median weekly earnings of the nation's 99.1 million full-time wage and salary workers were $592 in the first quarter of 2001.

Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, by age, not seasonally adjusted, first quarter 2001
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The $683 median weekly earnings of 45- to 54-year-olds were the highest of any age group. Workers 35 to 44 years old had the next highest ($647), followed by 55- to 64-year-olds ($627).

Data on weekly earnings are from the Current Population Survey. Find more information on earnings in "Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers: First Quarter 2001," news release USDL 01-102.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Weekly earnings of full-time workers in first quarter on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/apr/wk3/art04.htm (visited October 20, 2014).

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