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Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, not seasonally adjusted

Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

16 to 24 years

(1)

25 years and over

(1)

Men, 16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

Women, 16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White(2)

Men

Women

Black or African American(2)

Men

Women

Asian(2)

Men

Women

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

Men

Women

Footnotes:
(1) Data not available.
(2) Beginning in 2003, persons who selected this race group only; persons who selected more than one race group are excluded. For more information, see Concepts and Definitions online at www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#concepts.

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.

 

Last Modified Date: September 16, 2015