Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, fourth quarter 2018 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 2018 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

115,928 $900 63,879 $993 52,050 $794

16 to 24 years

10,011 581 5,417 609 4,594 539

16 to 19 years

1,257 472 724 501 534 437

20 to 24 years

8,754 594 4,694 624 4,060 558

25 years and over

105,917 946 58,461 1,045 47,456 834

25 to 54 years

81,379 924 45,103 1,014 36,276 825

25 to 34 years

29,197 820 16,229 877 12,969 763

35 to 44 years

26,748 996 15,076 1,112 11,672 877

45 to 54 years

25,433 1,006 13,798 1,138 11,635 876

55 years and over

24,539 1,015 13,359 1,166 11,180 873

55 to 64 years

19,835 1,037 10,724 1,191 9,111 895

65 years and over

4,704 914 2,634 1,037 2,069 757

White

16 years and over

88,968 931 50,212 1,024 38,755 816

16 to 24 years

7,582 593 4,189 624 3,393 553

25 years and over

81,386 979 46,023 1,086 35,363 859

25 to 54 years

61,482 956 34,887 1,043 26,595 850

55 years and over

19,904 1,054 11,136 1,218 8,768 894

Black or African American

16 years and over

15,162 712 7,295 773 7,866 665

16 to 24 years

1,443 486 702 502 741 462

25 years and over

13,719 756 6,593 805 7,125 697

25 to 54 years

11,049 736 5,366 793 5,683 681

55 years and over

2,670 826 1,228 907 1,442 791

Asian

16 years and over

7,850 1,095 4,167 1,256 3,683 937

16 to 24 years

463 696 234 787 229 623

25 years and over

7,387 1,146 3,933 1,324 3,454 964

25 to 54 years

5,919 1,175 3,225 1,370 2,693 994

55 years and over

1,468 942 708 1,150 760 863

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

20,461 684 12,279 736 8,182 610

16 to 24 years

2,427 545 1,386 599 1,041 490

25 years and over

18,034 716 10,893 765 7,141 643

25 to 54 years

15,166 711 9,085 753 6,081 651

55 years and over

2,868 761 1,808 846 1,060 609

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, 2019