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
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2nd
2013
2nd
2014
2nd
2013
2nd
2014

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

104,194 106,555 $776 $780 $333 $328

Men, 16 years and over

58,164 59,714 860 857 369 360

16 to 24 years

5,304 5,663 479 481 206 202

25 years and over

52,859 54,052 913 914 392 384

Women, 16 years and over

46,030 46,840 707 716 303 301

16 to 24 years

4,069 4,195 422 449 181 189

25 years and over

41,961 42,645 743 750 319 316

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

82,612 84,544 799 802 343 337

Men

47,223 48,509 885 884 380 372

Women

35,390 36,035 718 725 308 305

Black or African American

12,353 12,736 634 649 272 273

Men

5,876 6,056 666 667 286 280

Women

6,476 6,680 610 631 262 265

Asian

6,085 6,320 973 954 418 401

Men

3,356 3,512 1,117 1,139 479 479

Women

2,729 2,807 861 855 369 360

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16,990 17,599 572 583 245 245

Men

10,478 10,840 583 609 250 256

Women

6,512 6,759 549 532 236 224

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: July 24, 2014