To see the historical data, select one or more series from the table below, then scroll down to click the "Retrieve data" button.

You can choose other years, reformat your returned information, or create differences using the "Reformat" button that will be shown with the retrieved information.

(Note: All series are "Seasonally adjusted" quarterly averages. Not seasonally adjusted data, including annual averages, are available from Table 2.)


Table 1. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by sex, quarterly averages, seasonally adjusted
Sex Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars

Total, 16 years and over

Men, 16 years and over

Women, 16 years and over


Last Modified Date: July 20, 2010