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Table 5. Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, first quarter 2022 averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 5. Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, 1st quarter 2022 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Upper limit of:
First decile First
quartile
Second
quartile
(median)
Third
quartile
Ninth
decile

SEX, RACE, AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Total, 16 years and over

117,518 $531 $701 $1,037 $1,635 $2,512

Men

64,799 576 749 1,128 1,773 2,888

Women

52,719 501 655 939 1,464 2,151

White

89,733 543 713 1,064 1,659 2,544

Men

50,665 585 767 1,148 1,817 2,898

Women

39,069 504 662 954 1,483 2,160

Black or African American

15,412 486 618 840 1,271 1,928

Men

7,344 489 624 870 1,353 2,097

Women

8,068 483 613 811 1,228 1,853

Asian

8,132 593 822 1,362 2,102 3,116

Men

4,512 621 903 1,452 2,309 3,462

Women

3,620 556 758 1,237 1,896 2,714

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

22,033 484 605 799 1,198 1,820

Men

13,142 502 624 866 1,287 1,921

Women

8,891 450 582 732 1,103 1,671

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 years and over

107,451 565 732 1,100 1,725 2,676

Less than a high school diploma

6,151 417 533 670 892 1,200

High school graduates, no college(1)

26,830 494 625 827 1,178 1,666

Some college or associate degree

25,852 539 689 938 1,369 1,908

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

48,618 733 1,036 1,525 2,297 3,436

Bachelor's degree only

29,799 692 946 1,395 2,087 3,082

Advanced degree

18,819 865 1,194 1,748 2,621 3,923

Men, 25 years and over

59,304 594 789 1,185 1,876 2,915

Less than a high school diploma

4,182 478 579 722 958 1,289

High school graduates, no college(1)

16,785 532 687 924 1,311 1,774

Some college or associate degree

13,686 593 765 1,082 1,534 2,182

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

24,652 795 1,142 1,742 2,700 3,923

Bachelor's degree only

15,415 754 1,054 1,586 2,404 3,493

Advanced degree

9,236 915 1,317 1,930 3,107 4,820

Women, 25 years and over

48,148 521 681 985 1,525 2,264

Less than a high school diploma

1,969 353 468 586 709 910

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,046 440 579 711 930 1,309

Some college or associate degree

12,166 500 634 812 1,148 1,614

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

23,967 690 950 1,366 1,920 2,799

Bachelor's degree only

14,384 645 853 1,238 1,807 2,508

Advanced degree

9,583 834 1,143 1,541 2,197 3,099

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Ten percent of all full-time wage and salary workers earn less than the upper limit of the first decile; 25 percent earn less than the upper limit of the first quartile; 50 percent earn less than the upper limit of the second quartile, or median; 75 percent earn less than the upper limit of the third quartile; and 90 percent earn less than the upper limit of the ninth decile.
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.

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022