Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, fourth quarter 2017 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 2017 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

114,151 $857 63,033 $946 51,118 $769

16 to 24 years

9,975 549 5,503 581 4,472 512

16 to 19 years

1,204 448 687 488 517 408

20 to 24 years

8,771 571 4,816 591 3,955 528

25 years and over

104,176 902 57,530 998 46,646 803

25 to 54 years

80,607 887 44,742 974 35,865 799

25 to 34 years

28,591 762 16,030 798 12,561 724

35 to 44 years

26,171 959 14,628 1,066 11,543 855

45 to 54 years

25,845 982 14,084 1,117 11,761 866

55 years and over

23,569 963 12,787 1,116 10,781 818

55 to 64 years

19,193 979 10,323 1,130 8,870 835

65 years and over

4,375 893 2,464 1,022 1,911 760

White

16 years and over

88,183 891 49,986 982 38,196 791

16 to 24 years

7,741 566 4,346 593 3,394 515

25 years and over

80,442 935 45,640 1,028 34,802 828

25 to 54 years

61,211 916 34,929 1,000 26,282 824

55 years and over

19,231 999 10,711 1,150 8,520 840

Black or African American

16 years and over

14,769 666 6,962 681 7,806 654

16 to 24 years

1,408 478 717 470 692 489

25 years and over

13,360 692 6,246 712 7,114 670

25 to 54 years

10,865 683 5,108 701 5,757 665

55 years and over

2,495 724 1,138 768 1,357 693

Asian

16 years and over

7,417 1,061 4,022 1,237 3,395 894

16 to 24 years

349 683 185 732 164 603

25 years and over

7,068 1,093 3,837 1,293 3,231 913

25 to 54 years

5,756 1,135 3,198 1,342 2,557 941

55 years and over

1,312 939 639 1,135 673 823

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

19,667 657 11,997 688 7,670 608

16 to 24 years

2,221 513 1,323 546 898 477

25 years and over

17,447 684 10,674 711 6,773 629

25 to 54 years

14,759 682 9,074 706 5,685 632

55 years and over

2,688 699 1,600 758 1,088 617

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, 2018