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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
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

 

 

 

 

Men, 16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

 

 

 

 

Women, 16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

 

 

 

 

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

Men

Women

 

 

 

 

Black or African American

Men

Women

 

 

 

 

Asian

Men

Women

 

 

 

 

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Men

Women

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.

 

Last Modified Date: July 20, 2010