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

117,184 $887 65,216 $973 51,968 $796

16 to 24 years

11,397 539 6,363 575 5,034 515

16 to 19 years

1,699 437 1,062 462 637 405

20 to 24 years

9,699 580 5,302 596 4,397 540

25 years and over

105,787 934 58,853 1,033 46,934 841

25 to 54 years

81,135 923 45,310 1,012 35,824 845

25 to 34 years

29,150 820 16,425 864 12,725 766

35 to 44 years

26,597 991 15,091 1,110 11,507 882

45 to 54 years

25,387 1,015 13,795 1,152 11,593 892

55 years and over

24,652 971 13,543 1,111 11,110 826

55 to 64 years

19,810 978 10,793 1,116 9,017 838

65 years and over

4,843 924 2,750 1,056 2,093 760

White

16 years and over

90,067 915 51,339 1,004 38,728 825

16 to 24 years

8,777 554 5,010 576 3,768 522

25 years and over

81,289 968 46,329 1,070 34,960 867

25 to 54 years

61,382 952 35,215 1,037 26,168 869

55 years and over

19,907 1,019 11,114 1,166 8,793 861

Black or African American

16 years and over

15,338 686 7,461 726 7,877 631

16 to 24 years

1,552 498 766 512 786 485

25 years and over

13,786 719 6,695 767 7,091 658

25 to 54 years

10,960 714 5,330 766 5,629 657

55 years and over

2,826 738 1,365 771 1,461 668

Asian

16 years and over

7,757 1,128 4,281 1,252 3,477 965

16 to 24 years

506 552 273 691 233 502

25 years and over

7,251 1,158 4,008 1,350 3,244 1,026

25 to 54 years

5,861 1,225 3,246 1,413 2,616 1,100

55 years and over

1,390 849 762 1,073 628 722

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

20,501 689 12,407 722 8,093 621

16 to 24 years

2,611 513 1,538 519 1,073 502

25 years and over

17,890 716 10,869 755 7,021 652

25 to 54 years

15,113 718 9,225 754 5,888 658

55 years and over

2,777 710 1,644 760 1,133 619

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: October 16, 2018