Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
3rd
2013
3rd
2014
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
3rd
2013
3rd
2014
3rd
2013
3rd
2014

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

105,459 107,855 $771 $790 $330 $332

Men, 16 years and over

58,990 60,502 847 870 362 366

16 to 24 years

5,733 5,827 452 498 193 209

25 years and over

53,257 54,676 904 920 387 386

Women, 16 years and over

46,469 47,353 698 715 299 300

16 to 24 years

4,324 4,314 414 448 177 188

25 years and over

42,146 43,038 737 750 315 315

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

83,689 85,030 794 816 340 343

Men

47,897 48,730 868 896 371 377

Women

35,791 36,299 719 733 307 308

Black or African American

12,571 13,195 630 638 270 268

Men

5,898 6,297 682 679 292 285

Women

6,672 6,898 594 608 254 255

Asian

6,141 6,307 922 945 394 397

Men

3,473 3,612 1,027 1,087 439 457

Women

2,668 2,695 795 795 340 334

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

17,480 17,625 587 598 251 251

Men

10,593 10,802 609 617 260 259

Women

6,887 6,823 553 553 236 232

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: October 24, 2014