Table 7. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, annual averages,

Table 7. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, annual averages
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2017 2018 In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2017 2018 2017 2018

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

113,272 115,567 $860 $886 $351 $353

Men, 16 years and over

62,980 64,142 941 973 384 387

16 to 24 years

5,791 5,818 547 575 223 229

25 years and over

57,190 58,324 996 1,026 406 409

Women, 16 years and over

50,291 51,425 770 789 314 314

16 to 24 years

4,490 4,611 499 522 204 208

25 years and over

45,801 46,814 810 830 330 330

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

87,730 88,953 890 916 363 365

Men

50,003 50,570 971 1,002 396 399

Women

37,727 38,384 795 817 324 325

Black or African American

14,521 15,041 682 694 278 276

Men

6,928 7,282 710 735 289 293

Women

7,593 7,760 657 654 268 260

Asian

7,320 7,643 1,043 1,095 426 436

Men

4,014 4,169 1,207 1,241 492 494

Women

3,306 3,474 903 937 368 373

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

19,615 20,297 655 680 267 271

Men

11,896 12,226 690 720 282 287

Women

7,719 8,071 603 617 246 246

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