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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
41. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by union affiliation and selected characteristics
Characteristic 2018 2019
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

$886 $1,051 $1,042 $860 $917 $1,095 $1,082 $892

16 to 24 years

548 676 668 536 581 692 684 575

25 years and over

932 1,077 1,070 910 969 1,121 1,110 944

25 to 34 years

808 921 913 791 846 980 970 827

35 to 44 years

986 1,154 1,146 959 1,035 1,203 1,196 1,007

45 to 54 years

1,002 1,144 1,144 978 1,033 1,174 1,160 1,008

55 to 64 years

994 1,107 1,107 972 1,017 1,136 1,132 999

65 years and over

944 1,059 1,053 928 936 1,006 1,016 920

Men, 16 years and over

973 1,123 1,121 948 1,007 1,147 1,139 986

16 to 24 years

575 694 691 560 607 710 703 602

25 years and over

1,026 1,146 1,146 1,007 1,070 1,172 1,165 1,048

25 to 34 years

862 971 966 844 897 1,008 998 883

35 to 44 years

1,101 1,211 1,207 1,071 1,149 1,243 1,242 1,131

45 to 54 years

1,137 1,224 1,221 1,120 1,169 1,271 1,254 1,156

55 to 64 years

1,137 1,176 1,191 1,122 1,166 1,199 1,200 1,159

65 years and over

1,050 1,093 1,117 1,042 1,066 1,069 1,079 1,064

Women, 16 years and over

789 968 958 764 821 1,018 1,004 792

16 to 24 years

522 632 630 518 540 656 652 534

25 years and over

830 984 976 804 865 1,043 1,026 837

25 to 34 years

750 856 846 736 788 944 932 767

35 to 44 years

876 1,063 1,052 845 920 1,140 1,129 890

45 to 54 years

876 1,026 1,030 847 904 1,086 1,066 878

55 to 64 years

853 989 982 825 880 1,031 1,016 855

65 years and over

811 1,022 1,010 783 815 949 961 784

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

916 1,098 1,090 889 945 1,127 1,115 917

Men

1,002 1,157 1,154 978 1,036 1,181 1,173 1,012

Women

817 1,007 1,001 786 840 1,044 1,023 810

Black or African American

694 826 815 673 735 905 901 711

Men

735 890 879 714 769 948 930 746

Women

654 782 766 635 704 874 875 683

Asian

1,095 1,119 1,121 1,092 1,174 1,173 1,158 1,179

Men

1,241 1,196 1,228 1,243 1,336 1,151 1,135 1,357

Women

937 1,033 999 929 1,025 1,216 1,180 995

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

680 912 900 657 706 954 926 686

Men

720 978 962 698 747 1,009 992 722

Women

617 836 824 601 642 875 845 622

Footnotes
(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
(3) Data refer to workers who are neither members of a union nor represented by a union on their job.

NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses and those with unincorporated businesses. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 22, 2020