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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
2019 2020 2019 2020

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

117,584 110,387 $917 $984

Men, 16 years and over

65,007 60,911 1,007 1,082

16 to 24 years

5,936 5,191 607 622

25 years and over

59,070 55,720 1,070 1,144

Women, 16 years and over

52,577 49,476 821 891

16 to 24 years

4,830 4,172 540 589

25 years and over

47,747 45,304 865 929

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

90,194 85,142 945 1,003

Men

51,110 48,051 1,036 1,110

Women

39,084 37,091 840 905

Black or African American

15,460 14,044 735 794

Men

7,378 6,709 769 830

Women

8,081 7,335 704 764

Asian

7,898 7,353 1,174 1,310

Men

4,334 4,084 1,336 1,447

Women

3,563 3,269 1,025 1,143

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

21,227 19,558 706 758

Men

12,611 11,695 747 797

Women

8,616 7,863 642 705

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 22, 2021