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Table 1. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by sex, quarterly averages, seasonally adjusted

Table 1. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by sex, quarterly averages, seasonally adjusted
Year and quarter Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
Total Men Women In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
Total
$
Men
$
Women
$
Total
$
Men
$
Women
$

2012

3rd quarter

102,587 57,207 45,380 766 836 693 333 364 302

4th quarter

103,748 57,772 45,977 771 868 690 333 375 298

2013

1st quarter

103,928 57,884 46,044 768 860 699 331 370 301

2nd quarter

103,988 57,944 46,044 777 863 706 335 372 304

3rd quarter

104,400 58,082 46,318 779 855 705 334 367 302

4th quarter

104,764 58,095 46,669 782 865 712 334 369 304

2014

1st quarter

105,633 58,682 46,951 790 865 716 335 367 304

2nd quarter

106,342 59,486 46,855 781 860 715 330 363 302

3rd quarter

106,726 59,543 47,183 798 878 721 336 370 304

4th quarter

107,436 60,123 47,313 795 878 724 336 371 306

2015

1st quarter

108,448 60,346 48,102 802 886 725 341 377 308

2nd quarter

108,541 60,386 48,154 803 890 725 339 376 306

3rd quarter

109,315 61,004 48,311 809 896 727 340 377 306

4th quarter

110,060 61,292 48,768 821 904 729 345 380 307

2016

1st quarter

110,323 61,559 48,764 823 904 744 346 380 313

2nd quarter

110,921 61,770 49,152 828 913 746 345 381 311

3rd quarter

111,789 62,239 49,550 834 918 748 347 381 311

4th quarter

111,357 62,182 49,175 845 924 759 349 381 313

2017

1st quarter

111,846 62,372 49,474 857 941 760 352 386 312

2nd quarter

113,121 62,938 50,184 863 938 783 354 384 321

3rd quarter

113,880 63,327 50,552 865 943 768 352 385 313

4th quarter

114,265 63,310 50,955 853 943 770 345 381 311

2018

1st quarter

114,502 63,888 50,615 874 956 778 351 384 312

2nd quarter

115,502 64,146 51,356 881 964 784 351 384 312

3rd quarter

116,223 64,379 51,844 892 979 796 354 389 316

4th quarter

116,059 64,178 51,881 897 990 795 355 392 314

2019

1st quarter

117,202 64,896 52,306 898 995 802 355 393 317

2nd quarter

117,299 65,054 52,244 914 1,005 818 358 393 320

3rd quarter

117,426 64,842 52,585 922 1,009 824 360 394 322

4th quarter

118,423 65,250 53,173 934 1,019 844 362 395 327

2020

1st quarter

116,986 64,352 52,634 949 1,057 853 367 409 330

2nd quarter

104,204 57,686 46,517 1,009 1,092 918 393 426 358

3rd quarter

108,754 59,909 48,846 996 1,110 900 384 428 347

4th quarter

111,617 61,710 49,908 983 1,069 896 377 410 343

2021

1st quarter

112,993 62,092 50,901 984 1,080 898 373 410 341

2nd quarter

113,274 62,151 51,123 995 1,099 905 370 409 337

3rd quarter

114,510 63,027 51,482 1,003 1,105 914 367 405 334

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: October 19, 2021