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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
2017 2018 2017 2018

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

113,272 115,567 $860 $886

Men, 16 years and over

62,980 64,142 941 973

16 to 24 years

5,791 5,818 547 575

25 years and over

57,190 58,324 996 1,026

Women, 16 years and over

50,291 51,425 770 789

16 to 24 years

4,490 4,611 499 522

25 years and over

45,801 46,814 810 830

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

87,730 88,953 890 916

Men

50,003 50,570 971 1,002

Women

37,727 38,384 795 817

Black or African American

14,521 15,041 682 694

Men

6,928 7,282 710 735

Women

7,593 7,760 657 654

Asian

7,320 7,643 1,043 1,095

Men

4,014 4,169 1,207 1,241

Women

3,306 3,474 903 937

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

19,615 20,297 655 680

Men

11,896 12,226 690 720

Women

7,719 8,071 603 617

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 18, 2019