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
2018
2nd
2019
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2nd
2018
2nd
2019
2nd
2018
2nd
2019

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

115,758 117,567 $876 $908 $348 $355

Men, 16 years and over

64,437 65,354 959 1,000 381 391

16 to 24 years

6,009 6,100 528 601 210 235

25 years and over

58,428 59,254 1,015 1,059 404 414

Women, 16 years and over

51,321 52,214 780 814 310 318

16 to 24 years

4,656 4,805 511 522 203 204

25 years and over

46,665 47,408 824 855 328 334

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

89,250 90,285 907 933 361 365

Men

50,883 51,321 985 1,026 392 401

Women

38,367 38,964 815 835 324 326

Black or African American

14,951 15,301 683 724 272 283

Men

7,234 7,402 720 761 287 297

Women

7,717 7,900 644 691 256 270

Asian

7,635 7,952 1,083 1,152 431 450

Men

4,196 4,418 1,245 1,331 495 520

Women

3,439 3,534 918 965 365 377

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

20,422 21,122 674 696 268 272

Men

12,321 12,679 704 746 280 291

Women

8,101 8,444 621 621 247 242

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 17, 2019