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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, first quarter 2021 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, 1st quarter 2021 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

112,070 $989 61,401 $1,089 50,669 $900

16 to 24 years

9,811 611 5,392 634 4,420 593

16 to 19 years

1,344 494 773 511 571 467

20 to 24 years

8,467 628 4,619 667 3,848 607

25 years and over

102,259 1,040 56,009 1,154 46,250 941

25 to 54 years

78,164 1,030 42,937 1,142 35,227 937

25 to 34 years

28,289 901 15,544 950 12,745 850

35 to 44 years

25,871 1,131 14,376 1,232 11,495 999

45 to 54 years

24,003 1,161 13,017 1,334 10,986 1,002

55 years and over

24,095 1,081 13,072 1,194 11,023 954

55 to 64 years

19,097 1,108 10,269 1,224 8,828 964

65 years and over

4,998 997 2,803 1,102 2,195 911

White

16 years and over

86,452 1,006 48,307 1,118 38,146 912

16 to 24 years

7,651 616 4,254 654 3,397 591

25 years and over

78,801 1,064 44,053 1,174 34,748 951

25 to 54 years

59,220 1,049 33,253 1,157 25,967 946

55 years and over

19,581 1,126 10,800 1,249 8,781 968

Black or African American

16 years and over

14,279 799 6,836 834 7,443 768

16 to 24 years

1,278 514 664 501 614 564

25 years and over

13,001 842 6,171 901 6,830 803

25 to 54 years

10,299 826 4,898 888 5,401 794

55 years and over

2,702 910 1,274 950 1,428 854

Asian

16 years and over

7,532 1,286 4,264 1,408 3,268 1,134

16 to 24 years

429 872 237 841 192 933

25 years and over

7,103 1,339 4,027 1,439 3,076 1,162

25 to 54 years

5,857 1,397 3,348 1,490 2,510 1,257

55 years and over

1,246 1,028 679 1,164 567 946

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

20,312 750 12,026 788 8,286 696

16 to 24 years

2,597 584 1,521 609 1,076 538

25 years and over

17,716 788 10,505 824 7,210 733

25 to 54 years

14,721 789 8,734 828 5,988 735

55 years and over

2,994 781 1,772 814 1,222 728

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: April 16, 2021