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

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

104,262 106,526 $776 $791 $333 $334

Men, 16 years and over

57,994 59,450 860 871 369 368

16 to 24 years

5,207 5,493 479 493 206 208

25 years and over

52,787 53,957 912 922 391 389

Women, 16 years and over

46,268 47,076 706 719 303 304

16 to 24 years

4,041 4,090 423 451 182 190

25 years and over

42,228 42,986 740 752 318 318

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

82,672 84,177 802 816 344 344

Men

47,053 48,058 884 897 380 379

Women

35,619 36,119 722 734 310 310

Black or African American

12,439 12,910 629 639 270 270

Men

5,851 6,129 664 680 285 287

Women

6,588 6,781 606 611 260 258

Asian

6,073 6,273 942 953 404 403

Men

3,376 3,488 1,059 1,080 455 456

Women

2,698 2,784 819 841 352 355

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16,859 17,475 578 594 248 251

Men

10,325 10,754 594 616 255 260

Women

6,534 6,721 541 548 232 231

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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