Earnings by age and sex, third quarter of 2009

October 21, 2009

Women who usually worked full time had median earnings of $657 per week, or 80.9 percent of the $812 median for men.

Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age and sex, third quarter 2009
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Among men, those age 45 to 54 and age 55 to 64 had the highest median weekly earnings, $944 and $979, respectively.

Among women, weekly earnings were highest for those age 35 to 44 and age 45 to 54, $720 and $727, respectively.

These data are from the Current Population Survey. To learn more, see “Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers, Third Quarter 2009” (HTML).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Earnings by age and sex, third quarter of 2009 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2009/ted_20091021.htm (visited November 20, 2014).

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