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Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by educational attainment

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Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers 25 years and over by educational attainment, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Quarter Less than a high school diploma High school graduates, no college Some college or associate degree Bachelor's degree and higher

Q1 2000

365 503 590 886

Q2 2000

368 506 592 887

Q3 2000

356 506 600 896

Q4 2000

357 506 600 894

Q1 2001

377 512 607 916

Q2 2001

387 519 614 912

Q3 2001

386 522 621 928

Q4 2001

380 531 628 927

Q1 2002

389 533 630 940

Q2 2002

390 532 634 939

Q3 2002

386 532 622 941

Q4 2002

388 542 631 943

Q1 2003

397 549 635 961

Q2 2003

394 547 638 969

Q3 2003

397 563 634 958

Q4 2003

397 556 648 967

Q1 2004

396 562 649 996

Q2 2004

404 576 664 973

Q3 2004

399 574 661 984

Q4 2004

404 581 667 996

Q1 2005

404 579 667 1,013

Q2 2005

412 584 661 996

Q3 2005

413 583 678 1,014

Q4 2005

407 585 674 1,029

Q1 2006

420 592 691 1,019

Q2 2006

420 591 676 1,047

Q3 2006

420 602 701 1,047

Q4 2006

415 597 700 1,046

Q1 2007

429 602 710 1,030

Q2 2007

440 597 704 1,092

Q3 2007

422 610 707 1,088

Q4 2007

424 610 697 1,086

Q1 2008

435 615 715 1,108

Q2 2008

449 620 727 1,105

Q3 2008

471 618 725 1,131

Q4 2008

459 619 719 1,115

Q1 2009

450 620 726 1,138

Q2 2009

465 630 719 1,140

Q3 2009

448 621 720 1,145

Q4 2009

449 638 735 1,121

Q1 2010

448 624 738 1,140

Q2 2010

440 629 737 1,138

Q3 2010

449 622 732 1,158

Q4 2010

438 633 727 1,139

Q1 2011

444 633 736 1,150

Q2 2011

458 643 743 1,141

Q3 2011

459 636 731 1,152

Q4 2011

444 641 744 1,158

Q1 2012

450 653 754 1,158

Q2 2012

483 659 754 1,164

Q3 2012

464 648 736 1,170

Q4 2012

478 647 752 1,168

Q1 2013

457 651 741 1,189

Q2 2013

477 647 751 1,193

Q3 2013

479 659 747 1,174

Q4 2013

468 648 752 1,219

Q1 2014

480 660 756 1,199

Q2 2014

492 666 757 1,187

Q3 2014

488 681 762 1,170

Q4 2014

491 664 771 1,224

Q1 2015

478 669 758 1,227

Q2 2015

499 678 757 1,210

Q3 2015

492 672 773 1,234

Q4 2015

502 690 757 1,245

Q1 2016

494 679 782 1,250

Q2 2016

499 690 767 1,249

Q3 2016

504 700 779 1,266

Q4 2016

519 698 790 1,270

Q1 2017

512 702 791 1,280

Q2 2017

515 718 799 1,290

Q3 2017

522 714 801 1,271

Q4 2017

531 714 800 1,278

Q1 2018

563 713 808 1,286

Q2 2018

554 726 825 1,310

Q3 2018

556 736 826 1,338

Q4 2018

543 746 853 1,340

Q1 2019

578 739 835 1,350

Q2 2019

588 751 848 1,357

Q3 2019

606 749 874 1,383

Q4 2019

596 747 870 1,382