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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
1st
2020
1st
2021
1st
2020
1st
2021

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

24,785 21,757 $293 $310

Men, 16 years and over

8,684 7,725 285 303

16 to 24 years

3,781 3,196 232 234

25 years and over

4,903 4,529 349 366

Women, 16 years and over

16,102 14,032 298 314

16 to 24 years

4,666 4,231 217 239

25 years and over

11,436 9,801 344 367

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

19,308 16,953 292 309

Men

6,607 5,982 281 299

Women

12,701 10,971 298 314

Black or African American

3,147 2,554 285 303

Men

1,190 962 290 299

Women

1,957 1,592 280 305

Asian

1,290 1,369 314 354

Men

486 460 300 341

Women

803 909 334 359

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

4,484 3,895 296 303

Men

1,597 1,530 293 303

Women

2,888 2,366 298 304

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