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Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, fourth quarter 2019 averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, 4th quarter 2019 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Age, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings

TOTAL

16 years and over

118,286 $936 64,942 $1,022 53,344 $843

16 to 24 years

10,186 600 5,605 621 4,581 566

16 to 19 years

1,310 494 790 513 520 451

20 to 24 years

8,875 616 4,815 651 4,060 585

25 years and over

108,100 984 59,337 1,090 48,763 883

25 to 54 years

82,685 973 45,503 1,066 37,181 881

25 to 34 years

30,054 876 16,533 917 13,520 815

35 to 44 years

27,218 1,047 15,258 1,162 11,959 923

45 to 54 years

25,413 1,039 13,712 1,174 11,701 909

55 years and over

25,416 1,030 13,833 1,168 11,582 892

55 to 64 years

20,320 1,053 10,996 1,188 9,323 922

65 years and over

5,096 942 2,837 1,099 2,259 822

White

16 years and over

90,753 967 50,996 1,058 39,757 859

16 to 24 years

7,779 604 4,362 623 3,417 578

25 years and over

82,974 1,011 46,634 1,127 36,340 898

25 to 54 years

62,404 996 35,016 1,097 27,388 896

55 years and over

20,570 1,075 11,618 1,220 8,952 908

Black or African American

16 years and over

15,463 756 7,391 778 8,072 738

16 to 24 years

1,496 551 719 598 777 511

25 years and over

13,967 794 6,672 809 7,295 773

25 to 54 years

11,115 792 5,406 815 5,709 765

55 years and over

2,852 811 1,266 780 1,587 843

Asian

16 years and over

8,073 1,166 4,377 1,335 3,696 1,008

16 to 24 years

387 726 218 706 169 737

25 years and over

7,686 1,207 4,158 1,374 3,527 1,072

25 to 54 years

6,211 1,251 3,446 1,419 2,765 1,125

55 years and over

1,475 1,053 713 1,213 762 912

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

21,494 712 12,584 761 8,910 654

16 to 24 years

2,500 566 1,431 596 1,069 522

25 years and over

18,994 739 11,153 796 7,841 681

25 to 54 years

15,963 745 9,355 800 6,608 685

55 years and over

3,031 712 1,798 768 1,233 635

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: January 17, 2020