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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, third 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, 3rd 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

115,332 $1,001 63,746 $1,100 51,586 $916

16 to 24 years

10,856 625 6,011 656 4,845 603

16 to 19 years

1,889 519 1,119 546 770 500

20 to 24 years

8,967 650 4,892 674 4,075 620

25 years and over

104,476 1,068 57,735 1,162 46,741 960

25 to 54 years

79,833 1,059 44,163 1,149 35,670 962

25 to 34 years

28,918 935 16,111 968 12,807 893

35 to 44 years

26,654 1,149 14,920 1,255 11,734 1,002

45 to 54 years

24,260 1,169 13,132 1,307 11,129 1,033

55 years and over

24,643 1,110 13,572 1,216 11,071 953

55 to 64 years

19,481 1,141 10,597 1,253 8,884 972

65 years and over

5,162 982 2,974 1,067 2,188 884

White

16 years and over

88,561 1,024 49,965 1,134 38,596 929

16 to 24 years

8,352 629 4,694 661 3,658 601

25 years and over

80,209 1,100 45,271 1,199 34,938 972

25 to 54 years

60,214 1,084 34,017 1,176 26,197 977

55 years and over

19,995 1,146 11,254 1,261 8,741 958

Black or African American

16 years and over

14,789 799 7,254 813 7,535 783

16 to 24 years

1,432 591 753 586 679 593

25 years and over

13,357 843 6,501 871 6,856 823

25 to 54 years

10,553 834 5,204 874 5,349 810

55 years and over

2,804 871 1,297 862 1,507 879

Asian

16 years and over

7,860 1,309 4,297 1,414 3,562 1,189

16 to 24 years

475 740 259 784 216 681

25 years and over

7,385 1,385 4,038 1,503 3,346 1,244

25 to 54 years

6,039 1,414 3,296 1,541 2,743 1,263

55 years and over

1,345 1,148 742 1,251 604 1,010

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

21,207 779 12,822 826 8,385 723

16 to 24 years

2,713 600 1,620 616 1,094 569

25 years and over

18,494 828 11,202 885 7,292 758

25 to 54 years

15,306 828 9,283 882 6,023 760

55 years and over

3,188 827 1,919 900 1,269 750

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 19, 2021