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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
41. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by union affiliation and selected characteristics
Characteristic 2020 2021
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

$984 $1,144 $1,138 $958 $998 $1,169 $1,158 $975

16 to 24 years

606 717 711 601 623 757 744 617

25 years and over

1,029 1,160 1,155 1,007 1,057 1,192 1,180 1,030

25 to 34 years

904 1,008 1,003 888 931 1,049 1,038 916

35 to 44 years

1,106 1,241 1,232 1,073 1,131 1,264 1,252 1,107

45 to 54 years

1,129 1,243 1,234 1,102 1,154 1,266 1,257 1,136

55 to 64 years

1,096 1,167 1,168 1,072 1,132 1,224 1,224 1,111

65 years and over

999 1,112 1,097 987 994 1,083 1,093 980

Men, 16 years and over

1,082 1,216 1,210 1,051 1,097 1,227 1,217 1,069

16 to 24 years

622 723 724 615 650 771 750 640

25 years and over

1,144 1,240 1,234 1,129 1,160 1,253 1,245 1,146

25 to 34 years

952 1,072 1,070 934 972 1,105 1,093 959

35 to 44 years

1,205 1,344 1,337 1,178 1,241 1,363 1,354 1,221

45 to 54 years

1,260 1,325 1,320 1,248 1,295 1,339 1,337 1,281

55 to 64 years

1,228 1,250 1,250 1,222 1,256 1,268 1,265 1,254

65 years and over

1,115 1,140 1,117 1,114 1,129 1,148 1,150 1,124

Women, 16 years and over

891 1,067 1,057 862 912 1,104 1,086 884

16 to 24 years

589 711 698 583 605 745 739 599

25 years and over

929 1,082 1,074 905 954 1,126 1,115 930

25 to 34 years

852 957 949 836 881 1,008 1,003 862

35 to 44 years

978 1,140 1,135 945 992 1,168 1,151 967

45 to 54 years

977 1,151 1,139 947 1,012 1,180 1,162 981

55 to 64 years

955 1,079 1,082 931 976 1,157 1,164 953

65 years and over

897 1,086 1,078 877 867 1,012 1,016 846

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

1,003 1,165 1,157 978 1,018 1,199 1,182 996

Men

1,110 1,243 1,237 1,080 1,125 1,257 1,248 1,097

Women

905 1,085 1,070 877 925 1,121 1,101 899

Black or African American

794 965 971 766 801 998 987 775

Men

830 1,020 1,022 798 825 1,006 992 802

Women

764 917 923 742 776 988 980 752

Asian

1,310 1,240 1,247 1,326 1,328 1,267 1,256 1,334

Men

1,447 1,247 1,237 1,477 1,453 1,307 1,326 1,459

Women

1,143 1,233 1,256 1,124 1,141 1,248 1,218 1,132

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

758 1,016 1,011 730 777 1,032 1,001 755

Men

797 1,076 1,064 770 820 1,091 1,048 799

Women

705 955 947 684 718 949 924 699

Footnotes
(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
(3) Data refer to workers who are neither members of a union nor represented by a union on their job.

NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses and those with unincorporated businesses. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 20, 2022