Table 6. Median usual weekly earnings of part-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 6. Median usual weekly earnings of part-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
4th
2017
4th
2018
4th
2017
4th
2018

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

23,779 24,763 $256 $272

Men, 16 years and over

8,310 8,642 241 265

16 to 24 years

3,628 3,683 194 195

25 years and over

4,682 4,959 298 335

Women, 16 years and over

15,468 16,121 263 275

16 to 24 years

4,652 4,671 196 200

25 years and over

10,816 11,450 303 315

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

18,642 19,269 258 275

Men

6,389 6,646 239 268

Women

12,253 12,623 266 279

Black or African American

2,878 3,065 247 264

Men

1,085 1,118 244 258

Women

1,793 1,947 248 267

Asian

1,206 1,351 259 283

Men

446 499 248 283

Women

760 853 265 284

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

3,882 4,461 262 267

Men

1,379 1,538 264 292

Women

2,504 2,923 260 256

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: January 17, 2019