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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
2020 2021 2020 2021

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

110,387 114,316 $984 $998

Men, 16 years and over

60,911 62,928 1,082 1,097

16 to 24 years

5,191 5,737 622 650

25 years and over

55,720 57,191 1,144 1,160

Women, 16 years and over

49,476 51,388 891 912

16 to 24 years

4,172 4,655 589 605

25 years and over

45,304 46,733 929 954

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

85,142 87,738 1,003 1,018

Men

48,051 49,382 1,110 1,125

Women

37,091 38,356 905 925

Black or African American

14,044 14,740 794 801

Men

6,709 7,099 830 825

Women

7,335 7,641 764 776

Asian

7,353 7,780 1,310 1,328

Men

4,084 4,259 1,447 1,453

Women

3,269 3,520 1,143 1,141

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

19,558 20,841 758 777

Men

11,695 12,469 797 820

Women

7,863 8,372 705 718

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 20, 2022