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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 2019 2020
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

$917 $1,095 $1,082 $892 $984 $1,144 $1,138 $958

16 to 24 years

581 692 684 575 606 717 711 601

25 years and over

969 1,121 1,110 944 1,029 1,160 1,155 1,007

25 to 34 years

846 980 970 827 904 1,008 1,003 888

35 to 44 years

1,035 1,203 1,196 1,007 1,106 1,241 1,232 1,073

45 to 54 years

1,033 1,174 1,160 1,008 1,129 1,243 1,234 1,102

55 to 64 years

1,017 1,136 1,132 999 1,096 1,167 1,168 1,072

65 years and over

936 1,006 1,016 920 999 1,112 1,097 987

Men, 16 years and over

1,007 1,147 1,139 986 1,082 1,216 1,210 1,051

16 to 24 years

607 710 703 602 622 723 724 615

25 years and over

1,070 1,172 1,165 1,048 1,144 1,240 1,234 1,129

25 to 34 years

897 1,008 998 883 952 1,072 1,070 934

35 to 44 years

1,149 1,243 1,242 1,131 1,205 1,344 1,337 1,178

45 to 54 years

1,169 1,271 1,254 1,156 1,260 1,325 1,320 1,248

55 to 64 years

1,166 1,199 1,200 1,159 1,228 1,250 1,250 1,222

65 years and over

1,066 1,069 1,079 1,064 1,115 1,140 1,117 1,114

Women, 16 years and over

821 1,018 1,004 792 891 1,067 1,057 862

16 to 24 years

540 656 652 534 589 711 698 583

25 years and over

865 1,043 1,026 837 929 1,082 1,074 905

25 to 34 years

788 944 932 767 852 957 949 836

35 to 44 years

920 1,140 1,129 890 978 1,140 1,135 945

45 to 54 years

904 1,086 1,066 878 977 1,151 1,139 947

55 to 64 years

880 1,031 1,016 855 955 1,079 1,082 931

65 years and over

815 949 961 784 897 1,086 1,078 877

RACE AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

White

945 1,127 1,115 917 1,003 1,165 1,157 978

Men

1,036 1,181 1,173 1,012 1,110 1,243 1,237 1,080

Women

840 1,044 1,023 810 905 1,085 1,070 877

Black or African American

735 905 901 711 794 965 971 766

Men

769 948 930 746 830 1,020 1,022 798

Women

704 874 875 683 764 917 923 742

Asian

1,174 1,173 1,158 1,179 1,310 1,240 1,247 1,326

Men

1,336 1,151 1,135 1,357 1,447 1,247 1,237 1,477

Women

1,025 1,216 1,180 995 1,143 1,233 1,256 1,124

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

706 954 926 686 758 1,016 1,011 730

Men

747 1,009 992 722 797 1,076 1,064 770

Women

642 875 845 622 705 955 947 684

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 22, 2021