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
2016 2017 2016 2017

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

111,091 113,272 $832 $860

Men, 16 years and over

61,930 62,980 915 941

16 to 24 years

5,646 5,791 512 547

25 years and over

56,284 57,190 969 996

Women, 16 years and over

49,161 50,291 749 770

16 to 24 years

4,430 4,490 486 499

25 years and over

44,731 45,801 784 810

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

86,474 87,730 862 890

Men

49,310 50,003 942 971

Women

37,163 37,727 766 795

Black or African American

13,963 14,521 678 682

Men

6,728 6,928 718 710

Women

7,235 7,593 641 657

Asian

7,030 7,320 1,021 1,043

Men

3,888 4,014 1,151 1,207

Women

3,142 3,306 902 903

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

18,950 19,615 624 655

Men

11,666 11,896 663 690

Women

7,284 7,719 586 603

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: January 19, 2018