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
2015 2016 2015 2016

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

109,080 111,091 $809 $832

Men, 16 years and over

60,746 61,930 895 915

16 to 24 years

5,476 5,646 510 512

25 years and over

55,270 56,284 947 969

Women, 16 years and over

48,334 49,161 726 749

16 to 24 years

4,314 4,430 450 486

25 years and over

44,020 44,731 761 784

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

85,443 86,474 835 862

Men

48,746 49,310 920 942

Women

36,698 37,163 743 766

Black or African American

13,587 13,963 641 678

Men

6,445 6,728 680 718

Women

7,142 7,235 615 641

Asian

6,638 7,030 993 1,021

Men

3,684 3,888 1,129 1,151

Women

2,954 3,142 877 902

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

18,311 18,950 604 624

Men

11,142 11,666 631 663

Women

7,168 7,284 566 586

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: February 8, 2017