Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2nd
2016
2nd
2017
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2nd
2016
2nd
2017
2nd
2016
2nd
2017

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

111,166 113,372 $824 $859 $343 $351

Men, 16 years and over

62,045 63,222 909 934 378 381

16 to 24 years

5,724 5,983 505 524 210 214

25 years and over

56,320 57,240 967 995 403 407

Women, 16 years and over

49,121 50,150 744 780 310 319

16 to 24 years

4,415 4,485 470 496 196 202

25 years and over

44,706 45,665 777 824 324 337

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

86,638 87,877 854 886 356 362

Men

49,241 50,227 941 961 392 393

Women

37,397 37,650 759 808 316 330

Black or African American

13,954 14,504 677 689 282 281

Men

6,838 6,988 704 702 293 287

Women

7,116 7,516 646 676 269 276

Asian

7,085 7,276 1,021 1,103 425 451

Men

3,963 3,970 1,147 1,254 478 512

Women

3,122 3,306 907 931 378 380

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

18,956 19,743 618 657 257 268

Men

11,718 12,041 652 686 272 280

Women

7,238 7,702 581 612 242 250

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.

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Last Modified Date: July 19, 2017