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Table 5. Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, third 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, 3rd 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

120,227 $560 $724 $1,070 $1,696 $2,583

Men

66,369 594 776 1,164 1,858 2,886

Women

53,858 517 681 971 1,503 2,276

White

91,403 574 742 1,101 1,731 2,597

Men

51,536 605 793 1,192 1,880 2,893

Women

39,868 524 694 990 1,515 2,238

Black or African American

15,996 494 638 881 1,332 1,985

Men

7,762 519 678 922 1,378 2,026

Women

8,234 479 611 830 1,252 1,931

Asian

8,466 599 815 1,442 2,283 3,440

Men

4,728 612 944 1,656 2,484 3,511

Women

3,739 579 742 1,177 1,947 3,020

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

22,210 505 640 861 1,298 1,937

Men

13,222 542 678 908 1,380 2,010

Women

8,988 476 597 782 1,197 1,874

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 years and over

108,666 587 764 1,138 1,770 2,690

Less than a high school diploma

5,991 438 561 692 914 1,238

High school graduates, no college(1)

26,462 520 663 866 1,217 1,723

Some college or associate degree

26,379 573 718 993 1,426 1,961

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

49,833 749 1,048 1,556 2,308 3,420

Bachelor's degree only

30,449 714 980 1,452 2,107 3,095

Advanced degree

19,385 863 1,170 1,769 2,606 3,865

Men, 25 years and over

59,753 619 822 1,237 1,906 2,911

Less than a high school diploma

4,053 493 603 760 1,011 1,381

High school graduates, no college(1)

16,394 586 716 958 1,352 1,887

Some college or associate degree

14,313 614 801 1,143 1,574 2,209

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

24,994 811 1,172 1,783 2,682 3,875

Bachelor's degree only

15,772 774 1,115 1,658 2,434 3,498

Advanced degree

9,222 935 1,345 1,988 3,013 4,527

Women, 25 years and over

48,913 546 709 1,018 1,563 2,309

Less than a high school diploma

1,939 379 493 604 717 948

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,068 478 592 740 996 1,377

Some college or associate degree

12,066 522 660 862 1,186 1,666

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

24,840 715 962 1,382 1,975 2,892

Bachelor's degree only

14,677 675 876 1,252 1,850 2,601

Advanced degree

10,163 824 1,101 1,568 2,282 3,165

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: October 18, 2022