Table 5. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers for the foreign born and native born by selected characteristics, 2013-2014 annual averages

Table 5. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers for the foreign born and native born by selected characteristics, 2013-2014 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2013 2014
Foreign born Native born Earnings
of foreign
born as
percent of
native
born
Foreign born Native born Earnings
of foreign
born as
percent of
native
born
Number Median
weekly
earnings
Number Median
weekly
earnings
Number Median
weekly
earnings
Number Median
weekly
earnings

Total, 16 years and over

17,551 $643 86,712 $805 79.9 18,094 $664 88,433 $820 81.0

Men

10,741 671 47,254 899 74.6 11,143 695 48,307 912 76.2

Women

6,810 610 39,458 719 84.8 6,951 613 40,126 734 83.5

AGE

16 to 24 years

1,001 415 8,246 459 90.4 1,020 423 8,563 482 87.8

25 to 34 years

4,257 593 20,824 730 81.2 4,214 609 21,508 744 81.9

35 to 44 years

5,065 705 19,238 911 77.4 5,176 715 19,414 919 77.8

45 to 54 years

4,341 699 20,759 916 76.3 4,600 708 20,759 939 75.4

55 to 64 years

2,376 706 14,691 932 75.8 2,505 734 15,103 940 78.1

65 years and over

510 665 2,954 831 80.0 580 689 3,086 856 80.5

RACE AND HISPANIC OR
LATINO ETHNICITY(1)

White non-Hispanic or Latino

2,867 952 64,767 864 110.2 2,906 931 65,572 880 105.8

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

1,547 649 10,139 634 102.4 1,638 661 10,498 640 103.3

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

4,383 951 1,524 936 101.6 4,549 969 1,591 924 104.9

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

8,529 509 8,330 651 78.2 8,792 523 8,683 662 79.0

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 years and over

16,550 670 78,465 860 77.9 17,074 687 79,869 871 78.9

Less than a high school diploma

3,931 428 3,025 511 83.8 3,952 463 2,974 517 89.6

High school graduates, no college(2)

4,047 565 20,997 674 83.8 4,105 581 21,425 689 84.3

Some college or associate degree

2,719 691 23,315 754 91.6 2,866 685 23,542 771 88.8

Bachelor's degree and higher(3)

5,853 1,235 31,129 1,187 104.0 6,151 1,222 31,929 1,188 102.9

Footnotes
(1) Data for race/ethnicity groups do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races.
(2) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(3) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: May 21, 2015