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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
37. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2010 2011 2010 2011

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

99,531 100,457 $747 $756

Men, 16 years and over

55,059 55,971 824 832

16 to 24 years

4,770 4,951 443 455

25 years and over

50,289 51,020 874 886

Women, 16 years and over

44,472 44,486 669 684

16 to 24 years

3,782 3,772 422 421

25 years and over

40,691 40,714 704 718

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

80,656 81,336 765 775

Men

45,685 46,360 850 856

Women

34,971 34,976 684 703

Black or African American

11,658 11,604 611 615

Men

5,376 5,414 633 653

Women

6,283 6,191 592 595

Asian

4,946 5,197 855 866

Men

2,753 2,912 936 970

Women

2,193 2,284 773 751

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

14,837 15,147 535 549

Men

9,239 9,448 560 571

Women

5,598 5,700 508 518

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.

Last Modified Date: March 1, 2012