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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
2018 2019 2018 2019

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

115,567 117,584 $886 $917

Men, 16 years and over

64,142 65,007 973 1,007

16 to 24 years

5,818 5,936 575 607

25 years and over

58,324 59,070 1,026 1,070

Women, 16 years and over

51,425 52,577 789 821

16 to 24 years

4,611 4,830 522 540

25 years and over

46,814 47,747 830 865

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

88,953 90,194 916 945

Men

50,570 51,110 1,002 1,036

Women

38,384 39,084 817 840

Black or African American

15,041 15,460 694 735

Men

7,282 7,378 735 769

Women

7,760 8,081 654 704

Asian

7,643 7,898 1,095 1,174

Men

4,169 4,334 1,241 1,336

Women

3,474 3,563 937 1,025

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

20,297 21,227 680 706

Men

12,226 12,611 720 747

Women

8,071 8,616 617 642

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, 2020