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

114,859 $859 64,179 $937 50,680 $767

16 to 24 years

11,173 514 6,343 527 4,830 500

16 to 19 years

1,774 417 995 437 780 403

20 to 24 years

9,399 537 5,348 554 4,051 520

25 years and over

103,686 909 57,836 995 45,850 811

25 to 54 years

79,847 890 44,586 969 35,261 797

25 to 34 years

28,504 778 15,975 835 12,529 729

35 to 44 years

25,572 970 14,549 1,067 11,023 857

45 to 54 years

25,771 953 14,062 1,051 11,709 845

55 years and over

23,839 980 13,250 1,125 10,589 859

55 to 64 years

19,351 987 10,663 1,133 8,688 873

65 years and over

4,488 941 2,588 1,087 1,901 762

White

16 years and over

88,794 887 50,776 965 38,018 791

16 to 24 years

8,494 514 4,876 529 3,618 499

25 years and over

80,300 937 45,899 1,019 34,400 839

25 to 54 years

60,891 913 34,871 990 26,020 821

55 years and over

19,409 1,012 11,028 1,161 8,381 889

Black or African American

16 years and over

14,727 696 7,131 744 7,596 658

16 to 24 years

1,429 488 735 478 694 501

25 years and over

13,298 734 6,396 801 6,902 686

25 to 54 years

10,618 720 5,101 777 5,517 674

55 years and over

2,681 792 1,295 884 1,386 724

Asian

16 years and over

7,509 1,010 4,132 1,147 3,377 902

16 to 24 years

570 584 309 600 261 528

25 years and over

6,939 1,063 3,823 1,200 3,116 941

25 to 54 years

5,666 1,095 3,159 1,218 2,506 969

55 years and over

1,273 917 663 1,125 610 710

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

20,091 655 12,183 698 7,908 597

16 to 24 years

2,585 490 1,493 532 1,091 442

25 years and over

17,507 690 10,690 725 6,817 636

25 to 54 years

14,730 685 8,976 717 5,754 637

55 years and over

2,777 721 1,714 762 1,062 621

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 18, 2017