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
4th
2014
4th
2015
4th
2014
4th
2015

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

24,799 24,478 $237 $246

Men, 16 years and over

8,538 8,342 234 241

16 to 24 years

3,614 3,617 179 190

25 years and over

4,924 4,725 284 290

Women, 16 years and over

16,260 16,135 239 249

16 to 24 years

4,780 4,744 172 190

25 years and over

11,480 11,391 274 283

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

19,815 19,281 242 249

Men

6,625 6,372 239 241

Women

13,189 12,909 244 254

Black or African American

2,856 3,092 214 230

Men

1,079 1,148 211 243

Women

1,778 1,945 217 224

Asian

1,327 1,265 246 266

Men

506 447 249 256

Women

821 819 245 273

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

4,129 3,936 236 242

Men

1,669 1,464 256 248

Women

2,460 2,472 225 239

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 22, 2016